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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 437–442.
Published: 01 November 2009
... with the Wind. To make a long story short, the publisher characterized the novel’s significance in this way in order to show that the so-called fair use doctrine in US copyright law protects from copyright infringement any literature that communicates free, political speech. Although SunTrust Bank won...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth S. Anker This essay analyzes how Edwidge Danticat's Krik? Krak! rewrites and overturns a number of the generic and other conventions that have typically been enlisted to theorize the novel's bearing on democracy. Political philosophy and law have advanced a number of enabling fictions...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to attack the validity of introspective psychology and therefore the literature built upon it. Marcel’s memories, we are told, are not prac- tices of mind so much as they are involuntary, physiological reflexes. “The laws of memory,” we read, “are subject to the more general laws of habit...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 May 2021
...; or Virtue Rewarded rights discourse injury law and literature sexual violence This article proposes that we read Samuel Richardson's Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded as testimony—a plea, a record of assault. Or better, a complaint. Pamela herself characterizes her story this way: 1 O Let me take...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 202–218.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 literary epistemology presumptions Anthony Trollope illegitimacy law and literature As evident in its title and like many other realist novels of its period, Anthony Trollope's Is He Popenjoy? ( 1877–78 ) is permeated with doubt. Even before...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... and the Novel (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2002), pp. 216, $41.00. The paths of law and literature have converged in recent years, as literary and legal scholars have fruitfully explored how matters of interpretation, evaluation, and judgment inflect their respective fields. As of late, however...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
... or not. The question is, rather, one of scale—a question about which units, which scales, which entities, which reifications we prefer to which other—and why. (174) Like the best of law and literature scholarship, Corporate Romanticism thus takes a problem and sees how, historically, various discourses...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Yue Zhuo GASCHÉ RODOLPHE , The Stelliferous Fold: Toward A Virtual Law of Literature's Self-Formation ( New York : Fordham UP , 2011 ), pp. 406 , paper, $35.00 . © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Work Cited Gasché Rodolphe . Inventions of Difference...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 152–157.
Published: 01 May 2012
... is admittedly intricate, for Macpherson offers more than a new theory of the novel, more too than a model of criticism at the crossroads of law and literature. Here is a profound work of moral and aesthetic philosophy poised to transform not just the way we read eighteenth-century narrative but the way we...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Ostrowski's study and the works he cites. Ostrowski spends his share of time with the well-known authors (Whitman, Cooper, Hawthorne, Poe, and company) who have always been central to the study of law and literature in the antebellum United States. He also ranges far beyond this canon to revisit...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... generis novel, this article contributes to such groundbreaking investigations of narrative authority in the law and the novel as Alexander Welsh’s Strong Representations (1992) and Lisa Rodensky’s The Crime in Mind (2003).2 Supplementing this discussion of law and literature with an attention...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Christopher P. The Labor of Words: Literary Professionalism in the Progressive Era . Athens : U of Georgia P , 1985 . Woodmansee Martha Jaszi Peter , eds. The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law and Literature . Durham : Duke UP , 1994 . The Paradox...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 313–316.
Published: 01 August 2011
... suggests, the juridical life of the roman à clef forms a cru- cial part of Latham’s story. Law’s relation to literature in his account does not take the usual focus on obscenity trials of works like Ulysses and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Instead, law and literature intersect in the vexed dynamic...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 492–496.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Oates and Toni Morrison and further developed it in a law and literature seminar during his third year at Harvard Law. Hamid completed the book while working for the elite consulting firm ­McKinsey & Company in New York. Desai, daughter of the pioneering Anglo-Germano- Indian novelist Anita Desai...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 386–405.
Published: 01 November 2019
.../cases/citizens-united-v-federal-election-commission/ >. Seltzer Mark . The Official World . Durham : Duke UP , 2016 . Siraganian Lisa . “ Theorizing Corporate Intentionality in Contemporary American Fiction .” Law and Literature 27 . 1 ( 2015 ): 1 – 25 . Turner H. S...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 198–218.
Published: 01 August 2003
... into the relation between literature and law, wryly complicated as it is by Hogg's playful narrative construction, the irony of this remark is unmistakable. For in- stance, given that the author creates a fictional editor who cites a letter written by the author, to what sort of evidence can the reader give...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 363–380.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . Ladenson Elizabeth . Dirt for Art’s Sake . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 2007 . Leclerc Yvan . Crimes écrits: La literature en process au 19e siècle . Paris : Plon , 1991 . Naddaff Ramona . “ Confronting the Frugal Editors: The Revue de Paris’ Madame Bovary .” Law, Culture...
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Novel (2003) 36 (3): 398–422.
Published: 01 November 2003
...? By exploring these questions first in law and then in literature, I do not claim merely that the two offer different ap- proaches to the same sets of circumstances-though in part, this is often the case. Rather, I intend to explore their different responses to injuries in order to identify...
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Novel (2002) 35 (2-3): 193–210.
Published: 01 November 2002
... Stoekl, Carl R. Lovitt, and Donald M. Leslie Jr. Theory and History of Literature . Vol 14 . Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1989 . XX –XX. Butler , Judith . The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection . Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997 . Dasen , Véronique . Dwarfs in Ancient...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Personality: Popular Voice and the Trial of American Authorship . Stanford : Stanford UP , 1998 . That being said, The Oracle and the Curse presents a compelling account of the way in which the crisis over slavery affected the very nature of literature during the lead-up to the Civil War...