Published: Sept. 20, 2018

Assistant Professor of English Rodney Herring's essay "Neither Pistols nor Sugar-Plumbs: The Rhetoric of Finance and the 1720 Bubbles" appeared in the most recent issue of Advances in the History of Rhetoric. The special issue of AHR was devoted to the rhetoric of economics. Herring's essay examines the appeal, in rhetorical terms, of financial instruments that became available during the English Financial Revolution.