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Shakespeare and the law

Shakespeare and the law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD671.A7

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Paul Raffield, Gary Watt
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2008
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, History, Kongress, Congresses
  • Material: Conference publication
  • Type: Book
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XIII, 310 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Shakespeare and the law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Hart
  • Responsable Person: edited by Paul Raffield and Gary Watt.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 2008
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • General Notes: Papers delivered at the conference “Shakespeare and the Law” held at the University of Warwick in the summer of 2007.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD671.A7
  • Dewey Code: 349.4209031
  • ISBN: 9781841138251 1841138258
  • OCLC: 216663254

Main Contents

Shakespeare, money and the law of contract.
Shakespeare and specific performance / Mark Fortier
Consideration, contract and the end of The comedy of errors / Andrew Zurcher
Shakespeare, women and the law.
The bawdy court / Jonathan Bate
Shakespeare and the marriage contract / Germaine Greer
Judging Isabella : justice, care and relationships in Measure for measure / Erika Rackley
Shakespeare and the law of love.
Shakespeare possessed : legal affect and the time of holding / Bradin Cormack
The tragedy of law in Shakespearean romance / Katrin Tru?stedt
Law and its subversion in Romeo and Juliet / Daniela Carpi
Justice and the royal prerogative.
'The king is a thing' : the king's prerogative and the treasure of the realm in Plowden's report of the Case of mines and Shakespeare's Hamlet / Carolyn Sale
Inheritance in the legal and ideological debate of Shakespeare's King Lear / Giuseppina Restivo
Violence, the state and the citizen.
Punishment theory in the Renaissance : the law and the drama / Harry Keyishian
Terrorists and equivocators / Ian Ward
'Terras astraea reliquit' : Titus Andronicus and the loss of justice / Paul Raffield
Titus Andronicus vs Le more cruel and Les Portugais infortune?s : humiliation, punishment and VIolence in the Shakespearean and French theatre of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century / Christian Biet
The merchant of Venice and the infinite meanings of 'law'.
The law of dramatic properties in The merchant of Venice / Gary Watt
Shylock in Transylvania : anti-Semitism and the law in east central Europe / Istva?n Poga?ny
Shylock as a politician / Anton Schu?tz
The concept and performance of 'The code' in The merchant of Venice / Richard H. Weisberg.

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