"Law, Trials, and the British Cultural Imagination:'The Function of the Courtroom at the Present Time,' 1830-1939"
Call for Papers Deadline:
We invite 2 page abstracts or proposals by 15 September 2001 from historians, literary critics, legal scholars and scholars from related disciplines for a multidisciplinary anthology on the British courtrrom and its theoretical, literary and cultural context (complete essays by 1 march 2002). We are interested in essays that might explore the relations among professionsand authorities syaged in and through trials; might investigate the history that codifies and naturalizes modern trial 'reading' practices; or which might shed new light on literary and legal relations to discourses, representation and cultural authority.
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