A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature

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Despite their apparent separation, law and literature have been closely linked fields throughout history. Linguistic creativity is central to the law, with literary modes such as narrative and metaphor infiltrating legal texts. Equally, legal norms of good and bad conduct, of identity and human responsibility, are reflected or subverted in literature's engagement with questions of law and justice. Law seeks to regulate creative expression, while literary texts critique and sometimes openly resist the law. Kieran Dolin ...

A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521002028

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A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521807432

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