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The Resource Credit culture : the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s, Nicky Marsh, Univesity of Southampton, (electronic resource)

Credit culture : the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s, Nicky Marsh, Univesity of Southampton, (electronic resource)

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Credit culture : the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s
Title
Credit culture
Title remainder
the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s
Statement of responsibility
Nicky Marsh, Univesity of Southampton
Title variation
Politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In August 1971 President Nixon announced the suspension of the convertibility of the dollar in a live speech televised to the nation. The dramatic announcement ended the Bretton Woods agreement that had been the bedrock of the post-war economic settlement. The value of the dollar was no longer guaranteed by the gold secured in Fort Knox but by the market's perceptions of its worth in relation to other currencies. The promise to the international monetary communities, that 35 dollars could be exchanged for an ounce of gold, was to be treated as if it had simply never existed. The moment is now a familiar one, it is routinely cited as the origin of a set of radical changes in post-war economics and culture. In the baldest of terms paper appeared to supersede gold, abstraction to supersede materiality, perception to supersede the real, the volatile and short-term desires of markets to supersede the long-term planning of sovereign states"--
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Marsh, Nicky
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American fiction
  • Money in literature
  • Finance in literature
  • Politics in literature
  • Economics and literature
  • Politics and literature
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Credit culture : the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s, Nicky Marsh, Univesity of Southampton, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Money in the Disciplines ; Postmodern Times: E.L Doctorow's Ragtime -- Chapter 1. No Place Like Home: The Cultures of American Credit -- Chapter 2. Don DeLillo and American Credit -- Chapter 3. William Gaddis and Corporate Credit -- Chapter 4. When Women Counted: Feminism, Fiction and the Money Economy -- Chapter 5. Toni Morrison and The Promise to Pay -- Chapter 6. Dorothy's Endless Return: Sacrifice and Gender in the novels of Thomas Pynchon
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ssj0002309565
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1 online resource (pages cm)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781108836470
Lccn
2019058886
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0002309565
Label
Credit culture : the politics of money in the American Novel of the 1970s, Nicky Marsh, Univesity of Southampton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Money in the Disciplines ; Postmodern Times: E.L Doctorow's Ragtime -- Chapter 1. No Place Like Home: The Cultures of American Credit -- Chapter 2. Don DeLillo and American Credit -- Chapter 3. William Gaddis and Corporate Credit -- Chapter 4. When Women Counted: Feminism, Fiction and the Money Economy -- Chapter 5. Toni Morrison and The Promise to Pay -- Chapter 6. Dorothy's Endless Return: Sacrifice and Gender in the novels of Thomas Pynchon
Control code
ssj0002309565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781108836470
Lccn
2019058886
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002309565

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