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By Kieran Dolin

ISBN-10: 0521002028

ISBN-13: 9780521002028

ISBN-10: 0521807433

ISBN-13: 9780521807432

regardless of their obvious separation, legislation and literature were heavily associated fields all through historical past. Linguistic creativity is imperative to the legislations, with literary modes corresponding to narrative and metaphor infiltrating criminal texts. both, criminal norms of excellent and undesirable behavior, of identification and human accountability, are mirrored or subverted in literature's engagement with questions of legislation and justice. legislation seeks to manage artistic expression, whereas literary texts critique and occasionally overtly withstand the legislations. Kieran Dolin introduces this interdisciplinary box, concentrating on the numerous ways in which legislations and literature have addressed and engaged with one another. He charts the heritage of the moving family members among the 2 disciplines, from the open association among literature and legislations within the sixteenth-century motels of courtroom to the fewer seen hyperlinks of up to date tradition. initially released in 2007, this ebook offers an available consultant to 1 of the main interesting parts of interdisciplinary scholarship.

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