Book — 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages) : illustrations. Digital: data file.
1. Accounting Women
2. The Rise of Accounting
3. Accounts as Texts
4. Accountability-- or, Personified Accounts
5. 'Effeminate Acheivements Chapter Two
1. The Value of The Fair Jilt: Exchange and Specie in Aphra Behn Chapter Three
1. Defoe's Bankrupcy
2. "Can you Apply Arithmetick to Everything?": Moll Flanders , William Petty, and 'Social Accounting'
3. Appendix: Manufactured Value Chapter Four
1. The Feminization of Accounting: The Picaresque Vs. The Novel of Personality.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
In the early eighteenth century, the household accountant was traditionally female. However, just as women were seen as financial accountants, they were also deeply associated with the literary and narrative accounting inherent in letters and diaries. These are examined alongside property, originality and the development of the early novel. (source: Nielsen Book Data)