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Law in the courts of love [electronic resource] : literature and other minor jurisprudences / Peter Goodrich.

Author/Creator:
Goodrich, Peter, 1954-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series:
Politics of language.
The politics of language
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (237 p.)
Subjects:
Law -- History.
Jurisprudence.
Courts of love.
Critical legal studies.
Law and literature.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In the wake of current criticisms of the legal profession, Peter Goodrich presents us with a radical alternative vision of the law. He examines past legal systems offering up the possibility of a more humane system.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Introduction: towards a minor jurisprudence; Salem and Bizance: a short history of the two laws; Law in the Courts of Love: Andreas Capellanus and the judgments of love; Eating law: commons, common land, common law; Specula laws: image, aesthetic and common law; Of law and forgetting: literature, ethics and legal judgment; Transmission and law: or, a sorrow beyond words; Fate as seduction: the other scene of legal judgment; Sleeping with the enemy: on the politics of critical legal studies in America; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-134-92579-4
0-203-31617-7
1-280-10840-1
0-203-41332-6
OCLC:
647373045
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