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Memory, imagination, justice : intersections of law and literature / David Gurnham.

Author/Creator:
Gurnham, David.
Publication:
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2009.
Series:
Law, justice, and power.
Law, justice, and power series
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 215 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Law and literature.
Law in literature.
Contents:
"My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!" Hamlet, hot blood and malice aforethought
"She has her just deserts by your unjust act" : revenge and the (im)possibility of a just cause for provoked killing
"Abandon every hope all you who enter" : punishment, communication and the longevity of the whole life sentence
"What sharp teeth you have, grandmother!" : songs of innocence and experience
Innocence, the image and the unseen paedophile : spotting indecency in images of children
"I must not let anyone in : the seven dwarfs have forbidden me to do so" : the violence of innocence
"What they are, yet I know not : but they shall be the terrors of the earth" : nightmares of science/fiction
Science fiction and the sadness of biotechnology : deconstructing conservative nostalgia.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780754671039 (alk. paper)
0754671038 (alk. paper)
9780754691075 (ebook)
0754691071 (ebook)
OCLC:
301706063
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