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New directions in law and literature

Author: Elizabeth S Anker; Bernadette Meyler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays by twenty-two prominent scholars from literature departments and law schools showcases the vibrancy of recent work in law and literature and highlights its many new directions since the field's heyday in the 1970s and 80s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Anker, Elizabeth S.
New Directions in Law and Literature.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth S Anker; Bernadette Meyler
ISBN: 9780190456382 0190456388
OCLC Number: 987740176
Description: 1 online resource (449 pages)
Contents: Cover; New Directions in Law and Literature; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: Genealogies and Futures; 1. Minding Previous Steps Taken; 2. Who Wouldn't Want to Be a Person? Histories of the Present in Law and Literature; 3. From Charisma to Routinization and Beyond: Speculations on the Future of the Study of Law and Literature; Part 2: Methods; 4. There's No Such Thing as Interpreting a Text; 5. Retrospective Prophecies: Legal Narrative Constructions; 6. Law's Affective Thickets; 7. Paranoia, Feminism, Law: Reflections on the Possibilities for Queer Legal Studies. 8. Proof and Probability: Law, Imagination, and the Forms of Things Unknown9. Law, Literature, and History: The Love Triangle; 10. Pictures as Precedents: The Visual Turn and the Status of Figures in Judgments; 11. Law as Performance: Historical Interpretation, Objects, Lexicons, and Other Methodological Problems; 12. Globalizing Law and Literature; Part 3: Cases; 13. Ornament and Law; 14. The Flowers Are Vexed: Gender Justice, Black Literature, and the Passionate Utterance. 15. Genocide by Other Means: US Federal Indian Law and Violence against Native Women in Louise Erdrich's The Round House16. Pluralism, Religion, and Democratic Culture: Nadeem Aslam's Maps for Lost Lovers; 17. Regulatory Fictions: On Marriage and Countermarriage; 18. Legal and Literary Fictions; 19. Copyright and Intellectual Property; 20. Replicant Being: Law and Strange Life in the Age of Biotechnology; 21. Weak Reparation: Law and Literature Networked; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth S. Anker, Bernadette Meyler.

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