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Law and the Brontës.

By: Ward, Ian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: 1 online resource (202 p.).ISBN: 9780230358331.Subject(s): Bront''e family | Brontee family | Law and literature - History - 19th century | Law in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory | LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors | Women and literature - England - History - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Law and the BrontësDDC classification: 823.8093554 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Brontë Cases; 1 Huntingdon v Huntingdon; 2 Heathcliff''s Case; 3 The Rochester Wives; 4 The State and Shirley Keeldar; Conclusion: The Trials of Lucy Snowe; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: In its exploration of legal issues presented in novels of the Brontë sisters, this book represents a significant and original contribution to the study, not just of the Brontës and the mid-nineteenth century ''woman''s novel'', but also the situation of women in nineteenth century English law and the debates which moved around its prospective reform.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Brontë Cases; 1 Huntingdon v Huntingdon; 2 Heathcliff''s Case; 3 The Rochester Wives; 4 The State and Shirley Keeldar; Conclusion: The Trials of Lucy Snowe; Notes; Bibliography; Index

In its exploration of legal issues presented in novels of the Brontë sisters, this book represents a significant and original contribution to the study, not just of the Brontës and the mid-nineteenth century ''woman''s novel'', but also the situation of women in nineteenth century English law and the debates which moved around its prospective reform.

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IAN WARD Professor of Law at Newcastle University, UK, having previously taught at the Universities of Durham, Sussex and Dundee. He has also held visiting positions at the Universities of Iowa, Montpellier, Lisbon, Alberta and most recently the Centre for Advanced Studies at the Ludwig-Maxmilien University in Munich, Germany. His previous publications in the area of 'law and literature', include Law and Literature: Possibilities and Perspectives (Cambridge UP, 1995), Shakespeare and the Law (Butterworths, 1999) and Law, Text, Terror (Cambridge UP, 2009).

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