Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of The Law of Contract Damages

The Law of Contract Damages

Price: £100.00

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Crimes of Writing

Image not available lge
Susan StewartProfessor of English, Temple University, USA

ISBN13: 9780195066173
ISBN: 0195066170
Published: November 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £120.00



Crimes of Writings examines questions surrounding subjectivity, authenticity, and writing. First, Stewart examines cases of forgery, literary imposture, pornography and graffiti, and the development, from the early eighteenth century onward, of the laws articulating such crimes. Second, she uses `crimes of writing' to connote the ways in which such practices are in fact inversions or negations of cultural rules. Finally, she claims that crimes of writing are delineated by law because they specifically undermine the status of the Law itself.

Image not available lge