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    DescriptionThis volume provides a resource for teachers interested in learning about the field of law and literature and shows how to bring its insights to bear in their classrooms, both in the liberal arts and in law schools. Essays in the first section, "Theory and History of the Movement," provide a retrospective of the field and look forward to new developments. The second section, "Model Courses," offers readers an array of possibilities for structuring courses that integrate legal issues with the study of literature, from The Canterbury Tales to current prison literature. In "Texts," the third section, guidance is provided for teaching not only written documents (novels, plays, trial reports) but also cultural objects: digital media, Native American ceremonies, documentary theater, hip-hop. The volume's forty-one contributors investigate what constitutes law and literature and how each informs the other.


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    Title
    Teaching Law and Literature
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Austin Sarat, Edited by Cathrine O. Frank, Edited by Matthew Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 507
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781603290937
    ISBN 10: 1603290931
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNU
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25600
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000, EDU029050
    B&T General Subject: 490
    DC21: 340.071173
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: LAT
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 340.071173, 340.071/173
    BISAC V2.8: LAW059000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: KF277.L38 T43 2011
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JNU, JNM, YPJ, LAT
    Publisher
    Modern Language Association of America
    Imprint name
    Modern Language Association of America
    Publication date
    15 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "A refreshingly cogent evaluation of the law and literature movement in all of its manifestations. . . . It is not too much to say that Teaching Law and Literature is indispensable to those entering the field, and of immense value to those who have made the field what it is." --Allen Mendenhall, Southern Humanities Review