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Scandals and abstraction financial fiction of the long 1980s

Scandals and abstraction financial fiction of the long 1980s

La Berge, Leigh Claire author

Book. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, c2015
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Statement of responsibility: Leigh Claire La Berge
ISBN: 019937287X, 9780199372874
Note: Hbk.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: x, 230 pages ill. 24cm
Subject: Capitalism and literature; Money in literature; American fiction 20th century History and criticism; Financial crises in literature; Finance in literature


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  2. Table of Contents
  3. Scandals and Abstraction: Financial Fictions of the Long 1980s
  4. Introduction
  5. Chapter 1. Personal Banking and Depersonalization in Don
  6. DeLillo's White Noise
  7. Chapter 2. Capitalist Realism: The 1987 Stock Market Crash
  8. and the New Proprietary of Tom Wolfe and Oliver Stone
  9. Chapter 3. "The Men Who Make The Killings": American
  10. Psycho and the Genre of the Financial Autobiography
  11. Chapter 4. Realism and Unreal Estate: The Savings and Loan
  12. Scandals and the Epistemologies of American Finance
  13. Coda.