Genres of the Credit Economy

Genres of the Credit Economy

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Banking, borrowing, investing, and even losing money - in other words, participating in the modern financial system - seem like routine activities of everyday life. This book looks at how this came to be the case by examining the history of financial instruments and representations of finance in 18th and 19th century Britain.In sensation and detective fiction, the dislocation ofnarrationfromstoryfunctioned primarily to generatesuspenseabout ... to other characters in the novel, and this means that, while the answer to the mystery lies within himself, making what heanbsp;...

Title:Genres of the Credit Economy
Author:Mary Poovey
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2008-04-01


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