Memory, imagination, justice : intersections of law and literature

Gurnham, David
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  • Creator David Gurnham
  • Format Books
  • Publication Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., [2009] ©2009
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  • Physical Details
    • viii, 215 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0754671038, 9780754671039, 0754691071, 9780754691075
  • OCLC ocn301706063


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • 'My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!' : Hamlet, hot blood and malice aforethought -- 'She has her just deserts by your unjust act' : Electra, revenge and the (im)possibility of a just cause -- 'Abandon every hope all you who enter' : punishment, communication and the longevity of the whole life sentence -- 'What sharp teeth you have, grandmother!' : Grimm's tales of innocence and experience -- Innocence, the image and the unseen paedophile : spotting indecency in images of children -- 'I must not let anyone in : the seven dwarfs have forbidden me to do so' : the violence of innocence -- 'What they are, yet I know not : but they shall be the terrors of the earth' : nightmares of science/fiction -- Science fiction and the sadness of biotechnology : deconstructing conservative nostalgia
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