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397. Chronicling a Financial Crisis

Saturday, 10 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Cook, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nonfiction Prose Studies, Excluding Biography and Autobiography

Presiding: Howard Horwitz, Univ. of Utah

1. "The Rhyme of Crisis: Speculative Euphoria, Confidence Multipliers, and Intellectual Bubbles," Matthew E. A. Seybold, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

2. "Too Big Not to Fail: Gerard de Malynes and the Seventeenth-Century Credit Crisis," Brian J. Sheerin, Saint Edward's Univ.

3. "Beyond Finance: Margaret Atwood's Account of 2008," Walter Geerts, Univ. of Antwerp

4. "Financial Fiction, Fictional Finance: Genres of the Recent Financial Crisis," Laura Finch, Univ. of Pennsylvania


Subject:

  • General Literature – Nonfictional Prose

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