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Culture, Capital and Representation By R. Balfour

Culture, Capital and Representation by R. Balfour

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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).

Culture, Capital and Representation Summary

Culture, Capital and Representation by R. Balfour

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).

About R. Balfour

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 Literature University of Szeged, Hungary HUGH GOODACRE Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Westminster, UK LEIGH CLAIRE LA BERGE Collegiate Assistant Professor of Humanities, University of Chicago, USA RUTH LIVESEY Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Thought, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK ELTON MCGOUN William H. Dunkak Professor of Finance, Bucknell University, USA BEN ROBERTS Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Bradford, UK REKHA ROSAH Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Wake Forest University, USA

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

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NGR9781349319558
9781349319558
1349319554
Culture, Capital and Representation by R. Balfour
New
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2010-01-01
223
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