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Subversion and sympathy : gender, law, and the British novel / edited by Martha C. Nussbaum and Alison L. LaCroix
Alternate Title Gender, law, and the British novel
New York : Oxford University Press, c2013
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 4th Floor  PR868.G35 S93 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Gender identity in literature
Law in literature
Physical Description xxii, 313 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The moral and legal consequences of wife selling in The mayor of Casterbridge / Julie C. Suk -- Jude the obscure: the irrelevance of marriage law / Amanda Claybaugh -- The history of obscenity, the British novel, and the First Amendment / Geoffrey R. Stone -- Jane Austen: comedy and social structure / Richard A. Posner -- Pious perjury in Scott's The heart of midlothian / Julia Simon-Kerr -- Rape, seduction, purity, and shame in Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Marcia Baron -- The stain of illegitimacy: gender, law, and Trollopian subversion / Martha C. Nussbaum -- Could he forgive her? Gender, agency, and women's criminality in the novels of Anthony Trollope / Nicola Lacey -- Law, commerce, and gender in Trollope's Framley parsonage / Douglas G. Baird -- Primogeniture, legal change, and Trollope / Saul Levmore -- Defoe's formal laws / Bernadette Meyler -- The Lawyer's library in the early American Republic / Alison L. LaCroix -- Proposals and performative utterance in the nineteenth-century novel: the professional man's plight / Robert A. Ferguson -- A comeuppance theory of narrative and the emotions / Blakey Vermeule
Alternate Author Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
LaCroix, Alison L

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