Literature in the Public Service

Sublime Bureaucracy

  • Authors
  • Ceri Sullivan

Table of contents

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

About this book


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


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

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