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Published: 09 February 2021

240 Pages | 10


ISBN: 9780198859697

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Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Laura Kolb

  • Original argument emphasising verbally negotiated credit as a continuously constructed personal attribute; as a shifting set of relations among persons; and as framework for thinking about fiction.
  • Models an approach that affords little-studied practical texts (including arithmetics textbooks, tables of interest, and letter-writing manuals) a central place alongside more familiar dramatic works
  • In-depth readings of well-known dramatic texts (Othello, The Merchant of Venice), and little-studied plays like Jonson's The Magnetic Lady