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Capitalism and Commerce in Imaginative Literature

Perspectives on Business from Novels and Plays · Capitalist Thought: Studies in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

by Edward W. Younkins Editor · Andrew Bernstein Contributor

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Capitalism and Commerce in Imaginative Literature are committed to treating literary texts with integrity and believe that business should have a larger claim upon people's literary consciousness. In addition, they all value the important role of literature in dealing with the complexities of a capitalist culture. This collection of essays provides a means to appreciate the richness and variety of fictional portrayals of businesses and businesspersons. The works selected for examination reflect the variety of philosophical, political, economic, cultural, social, and ethical perspectives that have been found over time in American society. The novels and plays analyzed include high literature, mid-range literature, popular literature, ancient epics, grand narratives, hero tales, masterpieces, ideological texts, science fiction, and more. There are a great many works of literature waiting to be read and studied by business and economically-minded individuals from many different viewpoints and fields of study. This volume provides a space to explore a wide range of fictional works and opinions about them.

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Edward W. Younkins (Editor)

Edward W. Younkins is professor of accountancy and director of graduate business programs at Wheeling Jesuit University.

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Edward W. Younkins (Contributor)

Edward W. Younkins is professor of accountancy and director of graduate business programs at Wheeling Jesuit University.

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Creators

Contributor :
Andrew Bernstein
Contributor :
Paul Cantor
Contributor :
Michael Spindler
Contributor :
Walter Block
Contributor :
Jeff Riggenbach
Contributor :
Frederick Turner
Contributor :
Heather King
Contributor :
Stephen Cox
Editor :
Edward W. Younkins
Contributor :
Edward W. Younkins
Contributor :
Allen Mendenhall
Contributor :
Sarah Skwire
Contributor :
Michelle Albert Vachris
Contributor :
Susan Love Brown
Contributor :
Troy Camplin
Contributor :
Carmen Elena Dorobăt
Contributor :
Mimi Reisel Gladstein
Contributor :
Carl Horner
Contributor :
Cynthia Hunter
Contributor :
William Kline
Contributor :
Zennure Köseman
Contributor :
Felix Livingston
Contributor :
Matt McCaffrey
Contributor :
Virginia Murr
Contributor :
Theodore Pauls
Contributor :
Gennady Stolyarov II
Contributor :
Amy Willis
Contributor :
Gary Wolfram
Contributor :
Derek Yonai
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