The Economy of Literature - Shell, Marc

Why did coinage, tyranny, and philosophy develop in the same time and place? Marc Shell explores how both money and language give "worth" by providing a medium of exchange, how the development of money led to a revolution in philosophical thought and language, and how words transform mere commodities into symbols at once aesthetic and practical. ... Read More

The Economy of Literature 1993, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801846946

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The Economy of Literature 1978, Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801820304

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