Fiction And Economy by S. BruceFiction And Economy by S. Bruce

Fiction And Economy

byS. BruceEditorV. Wagner

Hardcover | June 15, 2007

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This volume brings together essays on the relations between fiction and the economy, all established or emergent scholars from different fields of expertise. The essays range widely in their respective foci, extending beyond purely literary studies to encompass history, the history of language, studies in the visual arts, and philosophy.
BRUCE BENNETT Lecturer in Film Studies at the Institute for Cultural Research of the University of Lancaster, UK MARGARET BRIDGES Professor in the Department of English Languages and Literatures, University of Berne, Switzerland MARK THORNTON BURNETT Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen's University, Belfast, UK GIULIA COLAIZZI Asso...
Title:Fiction And EconomyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:196 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.66 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230005241

ISBN - 13:9780230005242


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Fiction and Economy; S.Bruce & V.Wagner Supreme Fictions: Money and Words as Commodifying Signifiers; R.Waswo Trafficking Words; M.Bridges The Stain of the Signature; Bolla Semiotics and Economics; G.Colaizzi & J.Talens 'Parties in Converse': Literary and Economic Dialogue in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet; M.Thornton Burnett The Fabric of Society: Money, Cloth and Symbolic Exchanges in Njal's Saga; F.L.Michelet 'There's none/ Can truly say he gives, if he receives': Timon of Athens and the Possibilities of Generosity, or, The Gift of a Stranger; S.Bruce Spend, Spend, Spend: Expenditure and Waste in Hegel, Bataille, Derrida; R.Sellars Towards a General Economics of Cinema; B.Bennett Index