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Law and literature perspectives

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and literature.,
  • Legal stories -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Law in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBruce L. Rockwood, editor.
    SeriesCritic of institutions,, vol. 9
    ContributionsRockwood, Bruce L., 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.L33 L38 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination450 p. ;
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL807655M
    ISBN 100820430110
    LC Control Number95044337

    Law and literature studies are separated into three areas. The first area involves law in literature. This area focuses on the legal themes depicted in novels and other literary works. These fictionalized accounts are used as a prism through which actual proceedings in U.S. courtrooms are scrutinized. The second area involves law as literature. Law and Literature is the only book-length treatment of a widely popular subject that is drawing considerable academic attention. Leading legal scholar Richard Posner believes that courses and scholarship in law and literature provide an attractive alternative to courses and scholarship in jurisprudence (philosophy of law), especially since the study of literature can assist lawyers and Reviews: 1.

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