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By L. Woodbridge

Literary students, theorists, and historians install New monetary suggestions to light up English Renaissance literature in clean methods. individuals variously discover poetry's precarious perch among reward and commodity; the eager for kin within the Comedy of error as symbolically expressing the alienating pressures of mercantilism; degree for Measure's illustration of singlewomen and the feminization of poverty; the collision among perspectives of cash in a potential collaboration among Shakespeare and Middleton; the cultural unfold of an accounting mentality and quantitative pondering; and funds because it crosses the frontier among expense and pricelessness, from early bodily-injury coverage schemes to The service provider of Venice.

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