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Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1442642017 / ISBN 13: 9781442642010
Edité par University of Toronto Press, Canada, 2015
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Taking Exception to the Law explores how a range of early modern English writings responded to injustices perpetrated by legal procedures, discourses, and institutions. From canonical poems and plays to crime pamphlets and educational treatises, the essays engage with the relevance and wide appeal of legal questions in order to understand how literature operated in the early modern period. Justice in its many forms - legal, poetic, divine, natural, and customary - is examined through insightful and innovative analyses of a number of texts, including The Merchant of Venice, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost. A major contribution to the growing field of law and literature, this collection offers cultural contexts, interpretive insights, and formal implications for the entire field of English Renaissance culture. N° de réf. du libraire AAZ9781442642010

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Titre : Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing ...

Éditeur : University of Toronto Press, Canada

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Taking Exception to the Law explores how a range of early modern English writings responded to injustices perpetrated by legal procedures, discourses, and institutions. From canonical poems and plays to crime pamphlets and educational treatises, the essays engage with the relevance and wide appeal of legal questions in order to understand how literature operated in the early modern period.

Justice in its many forms – legal, poetic, divine, natural, and customary – is examined through insightful and innovative analyses of a number of texts, including The Merchant of Venice, The Faerie Queene, and Paradise Lost. A major contribution to the growing field of law and literature, this collection offers cultural contexts, interpretive insights, and formal implications for the entire field of English Renaissance culture.

About the Author:

Donald Beecher is a professor in the Department of English at Carleton University.

Travis DeCook is an associate professor in the Department of English at Carleton University.

Andrew Wallace is an associate professor in the Department of English at Carleton University.

Grant Williams is an associate professor in the Department of English at Carleton University.

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