BeschreibungTaking Exception to the Law explores how a range of early modern English writings responded to injustices perpetrated by legal procedures, discourses, and institutions.
1. Law and the Production of Literature: An Introductory Perspective (Grant Williams)
2. Paper Justice, Parchment Justice: Shakespeare, Hamlet, and the Life of Legal Documents (Bradin Cormack)
3. Conditional Promises and Legal Instruments in The Merchant of Venice (Tim Stretton)
4. The "Snared Subject" and the General Pardon Statute in Late Elizabethan Coterie Literature (Virginia Lee Strain)
5. The Prison Diaries of Archbishop Laud (Debora Shuger)
6. Criminal Biography in Early Modern News Pamphlets (David Stymeist)
7. Two-Sided Legal Narratives: Slander, Evidence, Proof, and Turnarounds in Much Ado About Nothing (Barbara Kreps)
8. No Boy Left Behind: Education and Distributive Justice in Early Modern England (Elizabeth Hanson)
9. Warding off Injustice in Book Five of The Faerie Queene (Judith Owens)
10. Torture and the Tyrant's Injustice from Foxe to King Lear (John D. Staines)
11. The Literatures of Toleration and Civil Religion in Post-Revolutionary England (Elliott Visconsi)
12. Obnoxious Satan: Milton, Neo-Roman Justice, and the Burden of Grace (Paul Stevens)
PortraitDonald 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.
Untertitel: Materializing Justice in Early Modern English Literature. 6 Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of Toronto Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1900
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten