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Heads or Tails: The Poetics of Money Jochen Horisch

Heads or Tails: The Poetics of Money

Jochen Horisch

Published July 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780814327548
Hardcover
349 pages
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Examines the role of money in modern German literature. Using examples from Goethe, Gotthelf, Holderlin and others to demonstrate the intersecting worlds of literature and finance, the author argues that money, like literature, has no intrinsicMoreExamines the role of money in modern German literature. Using examples from Goethe, Gotthelf, Holderlin and others to demonstrate the intersecting worlds of literature and finance, the author argues that money, like literature, has no intrinsic value, but is at the same time a necessity.