28 June 2011

NOTICE: New Law and Humanities on Law and Literature

(2011) 5:1 Law and Humanities has just been released:

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Law and Humanities, Volume 5, Number 1 is a special issue on Law and Literature with papers arising from an international symposium titled ‘Law and Literature: Theory and Practice’. The Editorial by Paul Raffield and Gary Watt as well as the Introduction by Christian Biet and Lissa Lincoln are free to view.

For further information please see below for the table of contents, information about online access and details on how to subscribe.

  • Editorial
  • Introduction: Law and Literature, Christian Biet and Lissa Lincoln
Crossing the Borders
  • Law & Literature (as an epistemological break in legal theory), Gilles Lhuilier
  • Narrative and the Origins of Law, Allison Tait and Luke Norris
  • Before the Temple of Justice: Reading Roman Law Reading, Leif Dahlberg
Theory and Post-Theories
  • Law and (which?) Literature: New Directions in Post-Theory?, Klaus Stierstorfer
  • Slot-thinking, or Categorisation, in Law and Literature, Sebastian McEvoy
  • Piracy as Method: Nine Theses on Law and Literature, Laurent de Sutter

Middle Ages & Early Renaissance Period
  • Legal Theory, Legal Practice and Drama (1200–1600), Marie Bouhaïk-Gironès, Simon Gabay, Jelle Koopmans and Katell Lavéant
  • A Logic of Appropriation: Practical Relationships between Law and Literature in the Middle Ages, Joël Blanchard
  • Law and Literature in the Humanist Period: Encyclopædic versus Specialised Thought, Bruno Méniel
  • The Experience of Law and Art Literature in the Sixteenth Century: Benvenuto Cellini’s La Vita, Romain Descendre (translated by Jane Gillon)
Early Modern & Modern Period
  • From Obsessive Metaphors to Juridical Myth: Some Proposals for a Metaphorical Reading of Early Modern Law and Literature, Romain Jobez
  • Schools of Law, School of Drama, Dominique Goy-Blanquet
  • A Possible Co-Constitution of Theatre, Literature and Law, through the Example of Seventeenth-Century England, Natacha Israël

Theory & Other Disciplines
  • Freedom of the Theatre: A Matter of Law?, Stéphanie Loncle
  • For Extending the Domain of Research between Law, Economics and Literature, Martial Poirson
  • Creating an International Court: A Movie Project, Christian Delage
Literature & the Practice of Law
  • The Future of Literary-Legal Jurisprudence: Mere Theory or Just Practice?, Jeanne Gaakeer
  • Crime Stories: The Polish Secret Police File and the Conflation of the Legal and the Literary, Anna Krakus
  • Law and Literature: A Conjunction Revisited, Barbara Villez
The Dream of Equity
  • Equity: Assessing the Results of a Project, Daniela Carpi
  • The To Be Of And: Reflections on the Bridge, Gary Watt
  • The Oneiric Imagination and the Dream of Law, Paul Raffield
Law & Literature Present & Future
  • Appearing, or ‘Face-to-Face’ Dialogue, Sandra Travers de Faultrier
  • Judicial Spectacle Events as Reality and as Fiction, Guy Spielmann
  • Justice Imagined: Albert Camus’ Politics of Subversion, Lissa Lincoln
  • A-N-D, Richard H Weisberg

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