Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

by Blair Hoxby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300093780

ISBN-13: 9780300093780

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book explores what the commercial revolution of the seventeenth century meant to the greatest poet of the era, John Milton, and the broader literary tradition in which he worked. New economic ideas influenced a wide range of Milton's most famous writings as he and other authors engaged with the economic discourse of the age, reimagining ideas about self,…  See more details below

Overview

This book explores what the commercial revolution of the seventeenth century meant to the greatest poet of the era, John Milton, and the broader literary tradition in which he worked. New economic ideas influenced a wide range of Milton's most famous writings as he and other authors engaged with the economic discourse of the age, reimagining ideas about self, community, and empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300093780
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Conventions and Texts
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Trade of Truth Advanced25
Ch. 2Republican Experiments, Royalist Responses62
Ch. 3The King of Trade91
Ch. 4Royalist Topography and the Epic of Trade129
Ch. 5Speculation in Paradise150
Ch. 6From Amboyna to Windsor Forest178
Ch. 7Idleness Had Been Worse205
Conclusion233
Abbreviations253
Notes255
Index311

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