Literature in the Public Service

Sublime Bureaucracy

  • Authors
  • Ceri┬áSullivan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Ceri Sullivan
    Pages 155-157
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 158-218

About this book

Introduction

How can one make state administrative systems interesting, embody an abstract public ethos and give heroism to homogeneity? The discipline of literature and bureaucracy dismisses Weber's 'neurocrat'. Milton, Trollope and Hare are case studies on implementing the 'what if' visions literature explored during a period of great change in public service

Keywords

Case Studies Commonwealth corpus creativity English literature John Milton literature management play reform theatre writing

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137287427
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44970-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-28742-7
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