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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Tall Stories?

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ISBN13: 9781855217416
ISBN: 1855217414
Published: April 1998
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

These essays bring together a variety of perspectives on law and literature in order to demonstrate the value of looking at literary material outside the law library. Methods of obtaining/deploying the insights that literature many bring to the understanding of law are covered.

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Teaching law as Kafkaesque, Christine Bell; identification with whom?, Katherine O' Donovan; bursting binary bubbles - law, literature and the sexed body, Therese Murphy; the unpardonable sin, Ray Geary; stories for good children, John Morison; crime and punishment - representations of female killers in law and literature, Marie Fox; newspapers and crime - narrative and the construction of identity, Kieran McEvoy; images of law in the fiction of John Grisham, Peter Robson; Victorian values - law and justice in the novels of Trollope, Peter Ingram; the law of literature - folklore and law, Norma Dawson; law as art - an introduction, Gary Bagnall.