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Literature incorporated : the cultural unconscious of the business corporation, 1650-1850 / John O'Brien.

Author/creator O'Brien, John, 1962- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Descriptionv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: the corporation as metaphor -- John Locke, desire, and the incorporation of money -- Wonderful event: the South Sea bubble and the crisis of property -- Insurance and the problem of sentimental representation -- "Bodies of men": abolitionist writing and the question of interest -- Held in reserve: banks, serial crises, and the ekphrastic turn -- Coda: the entrepreneur as corporate hero.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2015017769
ISBN9780226291123 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN022629112X (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN(ebook)

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