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Keywords: Robert Montgomery BirdClose
Journal: Nineteenth-Century Literature
Nineteenth-Century Literature (2019) 74 (2): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Edward Sugden Edward Sugden, “The Speculative Economies of Sheppard Lee ” (pp. 141–166) In this essay I provide a reading of Robert Montgomery Bird’s Sheppard Lee (1836) that places it against the speculative economy of 1830s America. The novel is, formally and intellectually, a product...