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By Theodore B. Leinwand

This cutting edge examine examines emotional responses to socio-economic pressures in early sleek England, as they're published in performs, old narratives and biographical money owed of the interval. those texts yield interesting insights into a number of the, usually unpredictable, ways that humans coped with the exigencies of credits, debt, mortgaging and capital ventures. Leinwand discusses performs via Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Heywood and Massinger, pairing them with writings concerning the funds of royalty and aristocrats, privateers, theatrical marketers and borrowers.

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