The Gold Standard And The Logic Of Naturalism / Edition 1

The Gold Standard And The Logic Of Naturalism / Edition 1

by Walter Benn Michaels
ISBN-10:
0520059824
ISBN-13:
9780520059825
Pub. Date:
11/01/1988
Publisher:
University of California Press

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The Gold Standard And The Logic Of Naturalism / Edition 1


The Gold Standard and the Logic of Naturalism discusses ways of creating value in turn-of-the-century American capitalism. Focusing on such topics as the alienation of property, the invention of masochism, and the battle over free silver, it examines the participation of cultural forms in these phenomena. It imagines a literary history that must at the same time be social, economic, and legal; and it imagines a literature that, to be understood at all, must be understood both as a producer and a product of market capitalism.

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ISBN-13: 9780520059825
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/01/1988
Series: New Historicism: Studies in Cultural Poetics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,019,050
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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