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The judicial imagination : writing after Nuremberg, Lyndsey Stonebridge

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The judicial imagination : writing after Nuremberg
Title
The judicial imagination
Title remainder
writing after Nuremberg
Statement of responsibility
Lyndsey Stonebridge
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Returning to the work of Hannah Arendt as a theoretical starting point, Lyndsey Stonebridge traces an aesthetics of judgement in postwar writers and intellectuals, including including Rebecca West, Elizabeth Bowen, Muriel Spark and Iris Murdoch. Writing in the false dawn of a new era of international justice and human rights, these complicated women intellectuals were drawn to the law because of its promise of justice, yet critical of its political blindness and suspicious of its moral claims. Bringing together literary-legal theory with trauma studies, The Judicial Imagination, argues that today we have much to learn from these writers' impassioned scepticism about the law's ability to legislate for the territorial violence of our times--
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1965-
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Stonebridge, Lyndsey
Dewey number
820.9355408209045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • West, Rebecca
  • Arendt, Hannah
  • Spark, Muriel
  • Bowen, Elizabeth
  • Murdoch, Iris
  • Justice in literature
  • Law and literature
  • English literature
Label
The judicial imagination : writing after Nuremberg, Lyndsey Stonebridge
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [166]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Gathering ashes: the judicial imagination in the age of trauma -- 'An event that did not become an experience': Rebecca West's Nuremberg -- The man in the glass booth: Hannah Arendt's irony -- Fiction in Jerusalem: Muriel Spark's idiom of judgement -- 'We refugees': Hannah Arendt and the perplexities of human rights -- 'Creatures of an impossible time': late modernism, human rights and Elizabeth Bowen -- The dark background of difference: love and the refugee in Iris Murdoch
Control code
FIEb17139806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
177 pages
Isbn
9780748642359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730413689
Label
The judicial imagination : writing after Nuremberg, Lyndsey Stonebridge
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [166]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Gathering ashes: the judicial imagination in the age of trauma -- 'An event that did not become an experience': Rebecca West's Nuremberg -- The man in the glass booth: Hannah Arendt's irony -- Fiction in Jerusalem: Muriel Spark's idiom of judgement -- 'We refugees': Hannah Arendt and the perplexities of human rights -- 'Creatures of an impossible time': late modernism, human rights and Elizabeth Bowen -- The dark background of difference: love and the refugee in Iris Murdoch
Control code
FIEb17139806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
177 pages
Isbn
9780748642359
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730413689

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