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By Martin Leer,Genoveva Puskás

ISBN-10: 3823380672

ISBN-13: 9783823380672

because the global nonetheless reels from the monetary situation of 2007-8, it kind of feels well timed to mirror at the connections among cash and price embedded in all our discourses approximately economic climate, language and literature. The essays during this quantity compile a variety of techniques to illustrate how the self-discipline of English reports and language and literature reports extra in most cases relaxation on a goldmine of principally unexamined monetary metaphors: from Ferdinand de Saussure's notions of linguistic "value” to the particular monetary price of English as a moment language; from Shakespeare's uncanny eye for the ?duciary precept of the trendy economic system to Joyce's "scrupulous meanness” as an economic system of fashion; from ladies interrupting the circulate of cash in early sleek comedy to "living good on not anything an afternoon” in Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair'; from derivatives within the poetics of Anne Carson to the typical financial system of homosexual coming-out films.

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