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Power, prose, and purse : law, literature, and economic transformations

Power, prose, and purse : law, literature, and economic transformations / edited by Alison LaCroix, Saul Levmore, and Martha C. Nussbaum.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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x, 374 pages ; 24 cm.
"Power, Prose, and Purse is an edited collection of essays that draw connections between literature, economics and law. The essays discuss novels that explore the time period between the Industrial Revolution and the Great Depression and analyze the insights that novelists may offer to law and economics, while noting the tensions among these paradigms"-- Provided by publisher.
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Electronic version: Power, prose, and purse. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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August 29, 2019
Includes bibliographical references.
Counterfeiting confidence: the problem of trust in the age of contract / Susanna Blumenthal
Gamblers and gentlefolk: money, law and status in Trollope's England / Nicola Lacey
Regulating greed: biographical markers in Dos Passos' The big money / Saul Levmore
The morning and the evening star: religion, money, and love in Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt and Elmer Gantry / Martha C. Nussbaum
Jay Gatsby, Justice Douglas, and the significance of class in American society / Justin Driver
Wealth and warfare in the novels of Jane Austen / Jonathan S. Masur & Seebany Data-Barua
Commerce, law, and revolution in the novels of Elizabeth Gaskell and Charlotte Brontë / Alison LaCroix
Bartleby's consensual dysphoria / Robin West
Love from the point of view of the universe: Walt Whitman and the utilitarian imagination / Martha C. Nussbaum
Money and art in Edward Bellamy's Looking backward / Douglas G. Baird
The second New Deal and the fourth courtroom wall: law, labor, and liberty in The cradle will rock / Laura Weinrib
Raisin, race, and the real estate revolution of the early 20th century / Carol M. Rose
The grapes of wrath, economics, and luck / Richard H. McAdams
Irish (and English and American) poets, learn your trade: law and economics in poetry / Deirdre Nansen McCloskey.
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