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Published: 07 May 2020

242 Pages | 3 halftones

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190845988

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Scandals and Abstraction

Financial Fiction of the Long 1980s

Leigh Claire La Berge

  • Focuses on a diverse and interrelated range of cultural products from the 80s (novels, films, economic journals, financier autobiography)
  • Argues that literature's relation to finance in the 80's takes shape as a new aesthetic-economic form: "financial form"
  • Tracks the emergnece and changing representational forms of print culture and capitalism