The Oxford handbook of English law and literature, 1500-1700 /

This Handbook triangulates the disciplines of history, legal history and literature to produce a new, interdisciplinary framework for the study of early modern England. Scholars of early modern English literature and history have increasingly found that an understanding of how people in the past tho...

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Other Authors: Hutson, Lorna (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition:First edition.
Series:Oxford handbooks.
Table of Contents:
  • Forensic Rhetoric and Humanist Education / Kathy Eden
  • Idiosyncratic Books and Common Learning: Readings on Statutes at the Inns of Court / Margaret McGlynn
  • Common Law Scholarship and the Written Word / Ian Williams
  • "Attentive Mindes and Serious Wits" : Legal Training and Early Drama / James McBain
  • Why Shylocke Loses His Case : Judicial Rhetoric in The Merchant of Venice / Quentin Skinner
  • Legal Satire and the Legal Profession in the 1590s : John Davies's Epigrammes and Professional Decorum / Jessica Winston
  • Emblem Book and Common Law / Peter Goodrich
  • Monarchical Republic, Constitutionality, and the Legal Profession / Paul Raffield
  • Legal Masque : Humanity and Liberty at the Inns of Court / Martin Butler
  • Paradise Lost? : Law, Literature, and History in Restoration England / Christopher Brooks
  • Law Enforcement and the Local Community / James Sharpe
  • Changing Persona of the Justices and their Quarter Sessions / Norma Landau
  • Law and the Evidentiary Environment / Barbara J. Shapiro
  • Legal Reform and 2 Henry IV / Virginia Lee Strain
  • Immunities and Monasticism : Bale to Shakespeare / Joshua Phillips
  • Epieikeia and Conscience / Alan Cromartie
  • Ecclesiastical Polity / Ethan H. Shagan
  • Making Law and Recording It : John Selden on Excommunication / Jason P. Rosenblatt
  • Seldenism / Elliott Visconsi
  • Contract / Luke Wilson
  • Contract and Conjugality in Early Modern England / Tim Stretton
  • Literary Thing : The Imaginary Holding of Isabella Whitney's "Wyll" to London (1573) / Carolyn Sale
  • Witch Wives / Frances E. Dolan
  • Corporate Persons, between Law and Literature / Henry S. Turner
  • Edward Coke, Roman Law, and the Law of Libel / David Ibbetson
  • Censorship in Law and Practice in Seventeenth-Century England : Milton's Areopagitica / Joad Raymond
  • Managing the Later Stuart Press, 1662-1696 / Martin Dzelzainis
  • Torture of John Felton, 1628 / Alastair Bellany
  • From Sovereignty to the State : The Tragicomic Clemency of Massinger's The Bondman / Bernadette Meyler
  • Birthrights and the Due Course of Law / Paul D. Halliday
  • Legal Agency as Literature in the English Revolution : The Case of the Levellers / Nigel Smith
  • Base Slavery and Roman Yoke / Mary Nyquist
  • Spenser, Plowden, and the Hypallactic Instrument / Andrew Zurcher
  • Law and Literature in Scotland, c. 1450-1707 / Robert A. Houston
  • Forensic History : Henry V and Scotland / Lorna Hutson
  • Henry V, Anachronism, and the History of International Law / Christopher N. Warren
  • Empire and Natural Law in Dryden's Heroic Drama / Edward Holberton
  • English Liberties outside England : Floors, Doors, Windows, and Ceilings in the Legal Architecture of Empire / Daniel J. Hulsebosch.