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...
|Main Author:||Sherman, Sandra,|
New York :
Cambridge University Press,