The New Economic Criticism: Studies at the Intersection of Literature and Economics
Psychology Press, 1999 - 437 pages
This collection brings together twenty-seven essays by influential literary and cultural historians, as well as representatives of the vanguard of postmodernist economics. Contributors include: Jean-Joseph Goux, Marc Shell. This is a pathbreaking work which develops a new form of economic analysis. It will appeal to economists and literary theorists with an interest beyond the narrower confines of their subject.
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The issue of representation
money and semiosis
Cash check or charge?
Dominant economic metaphors and the postmodern
The ends of economics
A portrait of Homo economicus as a Young Man
Trollopes addictive realism
the historical transformation
Smoking the hack and the general equivalent
Who paid for modernism?
The Great Gatsby and deficit
Literarycultural Economies economic discourse
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