||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 note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Genre/form||Criticism, interpretation, etc.|
|ISBN||9780226291123 (cloth ; alk. paper)|
|ISBN||022629112X (cloth ; alk. paper)|