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Call # KF277.L38 T43 2011
Title Teaching law and literature / edited by Austin Sarat, Cathrine O. Frank, and Matthew Anderson
Imprint New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2011
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 WMS STACKS  KF277.L38 T43 2011 c.2  DUE 07-31-15


Descript. viii, 507 p. ; 24 cm
Series Modern Language Association of America options for teaching ; 32
Options for teaching ; 32
Teaching skills collection
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-495) and index
Subject Law and literature -- Study and teaching -- United States
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States
Law and literature
Alt Author Sarat, Austin
Frank, Cathrine O
Anderson, Matthew Daniel
OCLC # 695560093
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Matthew Anderson1
pt. ITheory and History of the Movement 
 Cultural Background of The Legal Imagination / James Boyd White29
 Law and Literature as Survivor / Richard H. Weisberg40
 Law, Literature: Where Are We? / Peter Brooks61
 Law, Literature, and the Vanishing Real: On the Future of an Interdisciplinary Illusion / Julie Stone Peters71
 Law, Literature, and Cultural Unity: Between Celebration and Lament / Robert Weisberg86
 Literature, Culture, and Law at Duke University / Robin West98
pt. IIModel Courses 
 Where the Evidence Leads: Teaching Gothic Novels and the Law / Diane Hoeveler117
 Making Crime Pay in the Victorian Novel Survey Course / Lisa Rodensky126
 Teaching Legal Realism: A Senior Seminar on the Realist Novel and the Law / Ayelet Ben-Yishai136
 American Undead: Teaching the Cultural Life of Civil Death / Caleb Smith147
 Teaching Legal Fiction: Law and The Canterbury Tales / Mary Flowers Braswell155
 Teaching Early Modern Literature through the Ancient Constitution / Peter C. Herman162
 Law and Drama in the Romantic Era: A Model Course / Victoria Myers172
 Immigration, Law, and American Literature / Alex Feerst180
 Vital Visions: On Teaching Prison Literature / D. Quentin Miller189
 Using Critical Race Theory to Teach African American Literature / Patricia D. Watkins197
 Legal and Literary Animal / Alyce Miller206
 Native American Literature, Ceremony, and Law / Harold Joseph217
 Free Speech and Free Love: The Law and Literature of the First Amendment / Nomi Stolzenberg225
 "The Gollum Problem": Teaching Performance and/as Intellectual Property / Philip Auslander234
 Literary Evidence and Legal Aesthetics / Simon Stern244
 Introduction to Law and Literature for English Majors / Brook Thomas253
 Law and Literature as Cultural and Aesthetic Products: Studying Interdisciplinary Texts in Tandem / Valerie Karno262
 Literature and Law Lite: Approaches in Surveys and General Education Courses / Bridget M. Marshall268
pt. IIITexts 
 Measure for Measure: No Remedy / Elliott Visconsi279
 Bleak House and the Connections between Law and Literature / Kieran Dolin288
 Guilty Reading: Obscenity Law, American Modernism, and the Case for Teaching Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie / Florence Dore296
 Literature in Its Legal Context: Kafka / Theodore Ziolkowski307
 Dostoevsky and the Law / Harriet Murav314
 Law and Literature of the Hebrew Bible / Chaya Halberstam323
 Law and Revenge Violence: From Saga to Modern Fiction / David H. Fisher333
 Teaching Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature: The Adventures of Rivella / Susan Sage Heinzelman345
 Law, Literature, and Feminism: Broadening the Canon with New Texts / Nancy S. Marder354
 Neutrality in Law and Literature: Reading the Supreme Court with Joseph Conrad / Ravit Reichman366
 How Rhetoric Shapes Cultural Legitimacy: Teaching Law Students the Moral Syllogism / Greg Pingree375
 Roger Williams and the Law and Literature of Colonial New England / Nan Goodman385
 Sangrado and the Cloven Foot: A Case in Teaching Eighteenth-Century Law / Linda Myrsiades394
 Performing the Law in Contemporary Documentary Theater / Jacqueline O'Connor407
 "Fight the Power": Hip-Hop in the Law and Literature Classroom / Richard Schur415
 Ten Kinds of Law and Literature Texts You Haven't Read / Lenora Ledwon425
 American Blueprints: Alternative Declarations and Constitutions in the Protest Tradition / Zoe Trodd436
 Notes on Contributors447
 Works Cited453