Panic!: Markets, Crises, and Crowds in American Fiction

During the economic depression of the 1890s and the speculative frenzy of the following decade, Wall Street, high finance, and market crises assumed unprecedented visibility in the United States Fiction writers published scores of novels in the period that explored this new cultural phenomenon In Panic , David A Zimmerman studies how American novelists and their readersDuring the economic depression of the 1890s and the speculative frenzy of the following decade, Wall Street, high finance, and market crises assumed unprecedented visibility in the United States Fiction writers published scores of novels in the period that explored this new cultural phenomenon In Panic , David A Zimmerman studies how American novelists and their readers imagined and in one case, incited market crashes and financial panics Panic examines how Americans attitudes toward securities markets, popular investment, and financial catastrophe were entangled with their conceptions of gender, class, crowds, corporations, and history Zimmerman investigates how writers turned to mob psychology, psychic investigations, and conspiracy discourse to understand not only how financial markets worked, but also how mass acts of financial reading, including novel reading, could trigger economic disaster and cultural chaos In addition, Zimmerman shows how, by concentrating on markets in crisis, novelists were able to explore the limits of fiction s aesthetic, economic, and ethical capacities With readings of canonical as well as lesser known novelists, Zimmerman provides an original and wide ranging analysis of the relation between fiction and financial modernity.
Panic Markets Crises and Crowds in American Fiction During the economic depression of the s and the speculative frenzy of the following decade Wall Street high finance and market crises assumed unprecedented visibility in the United States Ficti

  • Title: Panic!: Markets, Crises, and Crowds in American Fiction
  • Author: David A. Zimmerman
  • ISBN: 9780807856871
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Paperback
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