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Call No. PN56.L33 L44 2013
Title Law and the Modern Condition : Literary and Historical Perspectives / edited by Lawrence Friedman ; [with contrubutions by] George Dargo and Carla Spivack.
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 Cellar  PN56.L33 L44 2013    3500501350962$  DUE 02-05-14 OVERDUE+
 Introductionix
I.Canonical Texts 
1.Deriving Law from the Biblical Narrative: The Book of Ruth / George Dargo3
2.The Women Will be Out: A New Look at the Law in Hamlet / Carla Spivack17
3.From Hillary Clinton to Lady Macbeth: Or, Historicizing Gender, Law and Power in Shakespeare's Scottish Play / Carla Spivack61
II.Lawyers, Law and Scriveners 
4.Bartleby, the Scrivener: "A House Like Me" / George Dargo115
5.Law, Force, and Resistance to Disorder in Herman Melville's Billy Budd / Lawrence Friedman137
6.Reclaiming Franz Kafka, Doctor of Jurisprudence / George Dargo163
III.The Twenty-First Century 
7.Digital Communications Technology and New Possibilities for Private Ordering: William Gibson's Pattern Recognition / Lawrence Friedman207
8.Disappearing Civil Liberties: The Case of Post-September 11 Fiction / Carla Spivack223
9.Conceptions of the Enemy in the War on Terror: Ward Just's Forgetfulness / Lawrence Friedman245
 Acknowledgements261
 Index263
Published Clark, NJ : Talbot Publishing, 2013.
Edition Lawbook Exchange edition.
Description xv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Deriving law from the Biblical narrative: the Book of Ruth / George Dargo -- The women will be out: a new look at the law in Hamlet / Carla Spivack -- From Hillary Clinton to Lady Macbeth: or, historicizing gender, law and power in Shakespeare's Scottish play / Carla Spivack -- Bartleby, the Scrivener: "a house like me" / George Dargo -- Law, force, and resistance to disorder in Herman Melville's Billy Budd / Lawrence Friedman -- Reclaiming Franz Kafka, doctor of jurisprudence / George Dargo -- Digital communications technology and new possibilities for private ordering: William Gibson's Pattern Recognition / Lawrence Friedman -- Disappearing civil liberties: the case of post-September 11 fiction / Carla Spivack -- Conceptions of the enemy in the War on Terror: Ward Just's Forgetfulness / Lawrence Friedman.
Subject Law and literature.
Law in literature.
Added Author Spivack, Carla.
Friedman, Lawrence, 1967- editor of compilation.
Dargo, George.
ISBN 9781616193911 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1616193913 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9781616193942 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1616193948 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC No. or Control No. 855909862