Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994 / Edition 1

Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994 / Edition 1

by Patrick Brantlinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801482879

ISBN-13: 9780801482878

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Cornell University Press

In this ambitious book, Patrick Brantlinger offers a cultural history of Great Britain focused on the concept of 'public credit' from the 1694 founding of the Bank of England to the present. He draws on literary texts ranging from Augustan satire such as 'Gulliver's Travels' to postmodern satire such as Martin Amis's Money: A suicide Note, all of which critique the

Overview

In this ambitious book, Patrick Brantlinger offers a cultural history of Great Britain focused on the concept of 'public credit' from the 1694 founding of the Bank of England to the present. He draws on literary texts ranging from Augustan satire such as 'Gulliver's Travels' to postmodern satire such as Martin Amis's Money: A suicide Note, all of which critique the misrecognition of public credit as wealth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801482878
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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