Law and Literature: Text and Theory
Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 501 pages
Special features : All law schools that do not already have one in place are required to institute a course in Law and Literature. This new anthology is the first of its kind, and has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of a Law and Literature course * Selections from judges, lawyers, and professors of law give students an insider's view of the legal system * Chronological coverage-from Plato to such 20th-century writers as John Barth and Wallace Stevens-offers students a broad range of selections that examine the relationship between law, justice, ethics, and literature * Multicultural writings address the law's capacity for the oppression of individuals and groups, including women, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and homosexuals * Law and punishment-several selections examine this area from various points of view."--pub. desc.
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How Law Is Like Literature
Interpretation in Law and Literature
A Relation Reargued
Law Literature and Feminism
Law Justice and Ethics
Chapter 43 The Verdict Adam Bede
Act I Scenes 5 and 6 Bent
Chapter 19 To Kill a Mockingbird
Lemorne versus Huell
The Law The Floating Opera
Law and Worldview
Law and Punishment
Act 4 Scene 1 The Merchant of Venice
Big Mans Rules and Laws
Law Language and Narrative Structure
Excerpt from Act Two A Man for All Seasons
Chapter XI Who Stole the Tarts?
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