Thomas Robert Malthus Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Avery, John. “Malthus” and “The Iron Law.” In Progress, Poverty, and Population: Re-reading Condorcet, Godwin and Malthus, pp. 55-93. London: Frank Cass, 1997.

Provides an overview of Malthus's writings and the controversy surrounding them.

Bowerbank, Sylvia. “The Bastille of Nature: Wollstonecraft versus Malthus in Scandinavia.” Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 304 (1992): 826-27.

Compares Malthus's Scandinavian Diary (1799) with Mary Wollstonecraft's Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (1795).


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