Introduction; Money in the disciplines; postmodern times: E.L Doctorow's Ragtime; 1. No place like home: the cultures of American credit; 2. Don Delillo and American credit; 3. William Gaddis and corporate credit; 4. When women counted: feminism, fiction and the money economy; 5. Toni Morrison and the promise to pay; 6. Dorothy's endless return: sacrifice and gender in the novels of Thomas Pynchon.
The book re-reads the postmodern novel, presenting the ending of the gold standard as a moment of continuity rather than radical change.
Nicky Marsh is a Professor of English at the University of Southampton. She is also the co-editor of Show me the Money (2014)