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New Directions in Law and Literature

Elizabeth S. Anker and Bernadette Meyler


After the heyday of the law and literature movement in the 1970s and 1980s, many wondered whether it would retain vitality and influence. Yet in recent years, scholarship in law and literature continues to flourish, broadening into a number of new directions. This collection of essays by twenty-two prominent scholars from literature departments as well as law schools showcases the vibrancy of recent work in the field, at the same time as it takes stock of many of the new directions shaping the interdiscipline. In so doing, New Directions in Law and Literature furnishes an overview of where the ... More

Keywords: law and literature, interdisciplinarity, justice, interpretation, legality, imagination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190456368
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth S. Anker, editor
Associate Professor of English, Cornell University

Bernadette Meyler, editor
Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law, Stanford University

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