Culture, Capital And Representation by R. BalfourCulture, Capital And Representation by R. Balfour

Culture, Capital And Representation

byR. Balfour, Robert J.

Hardcover | August 4, 2010

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With contributions ranging over three centuries, Culture, Capital and Representation explores how literature, cultural studies and the visual arts represent, interact with, and produce ideas about capital, whether in its early phases (the growth of stock markets) or in its late phase (global speculative capital).
MARIAN AGUIAR Carnegie Mellon, USA ROBERT BALFOUR Registrar, St Augustine College, Catholic University of South Africa, South Africa GUILLAUME EVRARD Tutor in Art History, University of Edinburgh, UK CHRIS FAUSKE Associate Professor of Communications, Salem State College, USA GYORGY FOGARASI Associate Professor of Comparative Literatur...
Title:Culture, Capital And RepresentationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:223 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.72 inPublished:August 4, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Capital, Culture and Representation; R.Balfour Colonialism, Displacement and Cannibalism in Early Modern Economic Thought; H.Goodacre Accounting Capital, Race, and Benjamin Franklin's 'Pecuniary Habits' of Mind in The Autobiography; R.Rosha A System Illusory and Immoral: Jonathan Swift and the Emergence of the Modern Economic Polity; C.J.Fauske Payments of Attention: Epitaphic Cash Flow in Gray and Wordsworth; G.Fogarasi Money, Manhood and Suffrage in Our Mutual Friend; R.Livesey Feverish Speculation: The Railway Across the Isthmus of Panama; M.Aguiar Reading Finance Capital; L.C.La Berge The Gold Standard and Literature: Money and Language in the Work of Jean-Joseph Goux; B.Roberts Producing and Consuming Agricultural Capital: The Aesthetics and Cultural Politics of Grain Elevators at the 1937 Paris International Exposition; G.Evrard Finance and Film: Wall Street Myth and Mythopoeia; E.G.McGoun Re-presenting Capital in Culture: The Necessary Persistence of Memory in a New Century; R.Balfour Select Bibliography Index