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Clamouring for Legal Protection: What the Great Books Teach Us about People Fleeing from Persecution

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Clamouring for Legal Protection: What the Great Books Teach Us About People Fleeing from Persecution - Barsky, Robert F
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In this novel approach to law and literature, Robert Barsky delves into the canon of so-called Great Books, and discovers that many beloved characters therein encounter obstacles similar to those faced by contemporary refugees and undocumented persons. The struggles of Odysseus, Moses, Aeneas, Dante, Satan, Dracula and Alice in Wonderland, among many others, provide surprising insights into current discussions about those who have left untenable situations in their home countries in search of legal protection. Law ...

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Clamouring for Legal Protection: What the Great Books Teach Us About People Fleeing from Persecution 2021, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781509943159

Hardcover