[ilds] [Fwd: moral economy in durrell's writings]

Charles Sligh Charles-Sligh at utc.edu
Wed May 13 18:36:25 PDT 2009

Godshalk, William (godshawl) wrote:
> "Moral economy is a phrase used in a number of contexts to describe the interplay between moral or cultural beliefs and economic activities.' (Wikipedia)
> I have finished with morals, don't you think? I am that I am, and all 
> that kind
> of stuff. One must be bold enough to face up to oneself, eh?
> Yet behind the acts of Justine lay something else, born of a later tragic
> philosophy in which morals must be weighed in the balance against 
> rogue personality.
I will now slip the shrunken wizened idea of moral economy into a drawer 
of the hall desk.  May the party be a great success.  /Basta/.


Charles L. Sligh
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
charles-sligh at utc.edu

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