Shifting the Blame : Literature, Law, and the Theory of Accidents in Nineteenth Century America

By: Goodman, NanMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (214 p.)ISBN: 9781136693410Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shifting the Blame : Literature, Law, and the Theory of Accidents in Nineteenth Century AmericaLOC classification: PS217.A25 | G663 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two A Clear Showing: The Problem of Fault in James Fenimore Cooper''s The Pioneers; Chapter Three Negligence before the Mast: Ship Collisions and the Nautical Literature of the Mid-Nineteenth Century; Chapter Four "Nobody to Blame": Steamboat Accidents and Responsibility in Twain; Chapter Five The Law of the Good Samaritan: Cross-Racial Rescue in Stephen Crane and Charles Chesnutt; Chapter Six Stop, Look, and Listen: The Signs and Signals of the Railroad Accident
Chapter Seven EpilogueNotes; Index
Summary: First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two A Clear Showing: The Problem of Fault in James Fenimore Cooper''s The Pioneers; Chapter Three Negligence before the Mast: Ship Collisions and the Nautical Literature of the Mid-Nineteenth Century; Chapter Four "Nobody to Blame": Steamboat Accidents and Responsibility in Twain; Chapter Five The Law of the Good Samaritan: Cross-Racial Rescue in Stephen Crane and Charles Chesnutt; Chapter Six Stop, Look, and Listen: The Signs and Signals of the Railroad Accident

Chapter Seven EpilogueNotes; Index

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Nan Goodman is Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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