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The Resource Reading for the law : British literary history and gender advocacy, Christine L. Krueger, (electronic resource)

Reading for the law : British literary history and gender advocacy, Christine L. Krueger, (electronic resource)

Label
Reading for the law : British literary history and gender advocacy
Title
Reading for the law
Title remainder
British literary history and gender advocacy
Statement of responsibility
Christine L. Krueger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Krueger, Christine L
Dewey number
823.009/3554
LC call number
PR830.L43
LC item number
K78 2010
Series statement
Victorian literature and culture series
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  • English literature
  • Legal stories, English
  • Law and literature
  • Law in literature
  • Female offenders in literature
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Feminist jurisprudence
Label
Reading for the law : British literary history and gender advocacy, Christine L. Krueger, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-298) and index
Contents
Introduction : Theory, advocacy, and history -- Historiographies of witchcraft for feminist advocacy : historical justice in Elizabeth Gaskell's Lois the witch -- Witchcraft precedents as literary history : from The discoverie of witchcraft to Sir Matthew Hale -- The historical turn in witchcraft literature : from Enlightenment historiography to historical realism -- Theories and histories of agency : Mary Wollstonecraft's narrative of the reasonable woman -- Agency, equity, publicity : compos mentis in Charles Reade's Hard cash and lunacy commission reports -- Gendered credibility : testimony in fiction and indecent assault -- Women's legal literacy and pro se representation : from Griffith Gaunt to Georgina Weldon -- Concealing women's mens rea: advocacy for female prisoners and infanticidal mothers -- The secret agency of juries : forging resistance against sodomy prosecution
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000566625
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780813928937
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032569
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000566625
Label
Reading for the law : British literary history and gender advocacy, Christine L. Krueger, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-298) and index
Contents
Introduction : Theory, advocacy, and history -- Historiographies of witchcraft for feminist advocacy : historical justice in Elizabeth Gaskell's Lois the witch -- Witchcraft precedents as literary history : from The discoverie of witchcraft to Sir Matthew Hale -- The historical turn in witchcraft literature : from Enlightenment historiography to historical realism -- Theories and histories of agency : Mary Wollstonecraft's narrative of the reasonable woman -- Agency, equity, publicity : compos mentis in Charles Reade's Hard cash and lunacy commission reports -- Gendered credibility : testimony in fiction and indecent assault -- Women's legal literacy and pro se representation : from Griffith Gaunt to Georgina Weldon -- Concealing women's mens rea: advocacy for female prisoners and infanticidal mothers -- The secret agency of juries : forging resistance against sodomy prosecution
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000566625
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780813928937
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032569
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000566625

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