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Author Landreth, David, 1973-

Title The face of mammon : the matter of money in English Renaissance literature / David Landreth
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Summary 'The Face of Mammon' studies the coins of 16th-century England as they are articulated in literary writing. It argues that the coinage of the 16th century is a very different object from the money that we know in that modern money is the object of a discourse, economics, that had not yet taken shape
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 19, 2012)
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Money in literature.
Coinage in literature.
Wealth in literature.
Material culture in literature.
Money -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Money -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199932665 ebook