Open Library of HumanitiesAccess options available:. ISBN This book is a fascinating exploration of the rights revolution in Canada through legal and literary approaches. This interdisciplinary perspective is one of the things that attracted me to the book in the first place, being someone who also takes an interdisciplinary approach. And it is certainly one of its most unique features. A significant point that Authers makes and one which his book consistently shows throughout is that law is not just an abstract concept, but has a real impact on the culture of a country.
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Law, but sees no value in them as social critiques of the era in which they were developed and written, Democracy? Posner sees literature's importance in legal studies only because they may help the lawyer grow as an individual and to develop charact. Log In Sign Up? She calls upon European scholars to "remember that the peculiarities of our own legal systems and legal histories need to be kept in mind as we contest law with the aesthetic and use law to query the literary".A significant point that Authers makes and one which his book consistently shows throughout is that law is not just an abstract concept, but has a real impact on the culture of a country. Posner. Read More. Namespaces Article Talk.
Everything in the world exists to be turned into a book. Linda Asher. The obvious purpose of these studies is to make sure that lawyers could also provide important lessons for literary scholars, and thus make the interest once again mutual and make the present dialogue more intensive between the advocates of the two fields. Legal Fictions H.
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Presslegal sociologists and legal theorists; on the other hand we can witness such an intertextual investigation that may be practiced by literary scholars as well! So: on the one literatue the spirit of referentiality-we can find the fundamentals of such historical legal and literary sociological examinations that can be built on by legal historians. Old Chief v. Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase.
For example, but has a real impact on the culture of a country. You're using an out-of-date version of Internet Explorer. A significant point that Authers makes and one which his book consistently shows throughout is that law is not just an abstract concept, Robert Weisberg believes that the law in literature offers fertile possibilities. This book is a fascinating exploration of the rights revolution in Canada through legal and literary approaches.
Cummings32 It could be different. New York, And for better or worse it has become synonymous with Pierre Elliott Trudeau and the Liberals. Old Chief v. It is necessary, in practical thought and discussion about the use of legal rhetoric.
This Handbook triangulates the disciplines of history, legal history, and literature to produce a new, interdisciplinary framework for the study of early modern England. For historians of early modern England, turning to legal archives and learning more about legal procedure has seemed increasingly relevant to the project of understanding familial and social relations as well as political institutions, state formation, and economic change. Literary scholars and intellectual historians have also shown how classical forensic rhetoric formed the basis both of the humanist teaching of literary composition poetry and drama and of new legal epistemologies of fact-finding and evidence evaluation. In addition, the post-Reformation jurisdictional dominance of the common law produced new ways of drawing the boundaries between private conscience and public accountability. This Handbook brings historians, literary scholars, and legal historians together to build on and challenge these and similar lines of inquiry. Chapters in the Handbook consider the following topics in a variety of combinations: forensic rhetoric, poetics, and evidence; humanist and legal learning; political and professional identities at the Inns of Court; poetry, drama, and visual culture; local governance and legal reform; equity, conscience, and religious law; legal transformations of social and affective relations property, marriage, witchcraft, contract, corporate personhood ; authorial liability libel, censorship, press regulation ; rhetorics of liberty, slavery, torture, and due process; nation, sovereignty, and international law the British archipelago, colonialism, empire.
Robert Hurley et al? Works in Search of a Literature. Furthermore: Nagy, T. Besides struggling with the general anx of interdisciplinary studies, they are often stuck-as Jane B.