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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century economics : the morality of love and money

Author: Frederick Turner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the proven maxim that ""money makes the world go round"", this study, drawing from Shakespeare's texts, presents a lexicon of common words as well as a variety of familiar familial and cultural sitations in an economic context, showing that terms of money and value permeate our lives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Turner
ISBN: 1280530480 9781280530487 0195351738 9780195351736 1429404752 9781429404754
OCLC Number: 1241882312
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (232 p.)
Contents: 1 Introduction: Understanding Money; 2 ""Great Creating Nature"": How Human Economics Grows Out of Natural Increase; 3 ""Nothing Will Come of Nothing"": The Love Bond and the Meaning of the Zero; 4 ""My Purse, My Person"": How Bonds Connect People and Property, Souls and Bodies; 5 ""The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained"": Why Justice Must Be Lubricated with Mercy; 6 ""Never Call a True Piece of Gold a Counterfeit"": How Does One Stamp a Value on a Coin and Make It Stick?; 7 ""Thou Owest God a Death"": Debt, Time, and the Parable of the Talents 8 ""Bounty . . . That Grew the More for Reaping"": Why Creation Enters into Bonds9 ""Dear Life Redeems You"": The Economics of Resurrection; 10 ""O Brave New World"": Shakespeare and the Economic Future; Further Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W
Responsibility: Frederick Turner.

Abstract:

Based on the proven maxim that ""money makes the world go round"", this study, drawing from Shakespeare's texts, presents a lexicon of common words as well as a variety of familiar familial and cultural sitations in an economic context, showing that terms of money and value permeate our lives.

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