Finance and fictionality in the early eighteenth century : accounting for Defoe / Sandra Sherman.

In the early eighteenth century, the increasing dependence of society on financial credit provoked widespread anxiety. The texts of credit - stock certificates, IOUs, bills of exchange - were denominated as potential 'fictions', while the potential fictionality of other texts was measured...

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Main Author: Sherman, Sandra,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
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