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New directions in law and literature

Author: Elizabeth S Anker; Bernadette Meyler
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth S Anker; Bernadette Meyler
ISBN: 9780190456368 0190456361 9780190456375 019045637X
OCLC Number: 1000455614
Description: vi, 437 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Minding previous steps taken / Brook Thomas --
Who wouldn't want to be a person? : histories of the present in law and literature / Caleb Smith --
From charisma to routinization and beyond : speculations on the future of the study of law and literature / Austin Sarat --
There's no such thing as interpreting a text / Martin Jay Stone --
Retrospective prophecies : legal narrative constructions / Peter Brooks --
Law's affective thickets / Ravit Reichman --
Paranoia, feminism, law : reflections on the possibilities for queer legal studies / Janet Halley --
Proof and probability : law, imagination, and the forms of things unknown / Lorna Hutson --
Law, literature, and history : the love triangle / Bernadette Meyler --
Pictures as precedents : the visual turn and the status of figures in judgments / Peter Goodrich --
Law as performance : historical interpretation, objects, lexicons, and other methodological problems / Julie Stome Peters --
Globalizing law and literature / Elizabeth S. Anker --
Ornament and law / Anne Anlin Cheng --
The flowers are vexed : gender justice, black literature, and the passionate utterance / Imani Perry --
Genocide by other means : US federal Indian law and violence against Native women in Louise Erdrich's The Round House / Eric Cheyfitz and Shari M. Huhndorf --
Pluralism, religion, and democratic culture : Nadeem Aslam's Maps for Lost Lovers / Elliott Visconsi --
Regulatory fictions : on marriage and countermarriage / Elizabeth F. Emens --
Legal and literary fictions / Simon Stern --
Copyright and intellectual property / Paul K. Saint-Amour --
Replicant being : law and strange life in the age of biotechnology / Priscilla Wald --
Weak reparation : law and literature networked / Wai Chee Dimock
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth S. Anker and Bernadette Meyler

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