Alessandra Squeo, Gaetano Falco
Portraits of Merchants
Multifocal Approaches to Money, Credit and the Market
This volume gathers together a selection of essays from contributors working in various fields who focus, from diverse standpoints and research methodologies, on the many forms of intersection between Economics and the Humanities, a research area that has drawn increasing scholarly attention over the last few years. Bringing literary, cultural and linguistic perspectives into fruitful dialogue, the volume’s multifocal approach lays bare the extent to which notions of ‘money’, ‘debt’, ‘credit’, ‘bond’, ‘gift’, ‘property’, ‘value’, ‘market’ and ‘exchange’ shape human identities and interactions, covering a time span from the Early Modern period to the twenty-first century
Alessandra Squeo is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Bari Aldo Moro. Her main research areas include Shakespeare and Early Modern Studies, Victorian Literature and Digital Humanities. She has published articles and book chapters on transdisciplinary approaches to Literature, with particular attention to its intersections with Science and Economics in the Early Modern period.
Gaetano Falco is Associate Professor of English Linguistics and Translation at the University of Bari Aldo Moro. His main research interests include Translation of LSPs, CDA, Pragmatics and Corpus Linguistics. He has also published journal articles and book chapters on translation teaching, translation of economic genres and CDA-based studies on corporate discourse.
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