vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780367025007 (hardback) 0367025000 (hardback) 9780429399220 (e-book)
Routledge research in early modern history.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Historicizing emotions : performance, sensibility, and the rule of law / David Lemmings and Allyson N. May Part I. Feminine performances and the criminal trial : women's emotional work in the public sphere. "It will be expected by you all, to hear something from me" : emotion, performance, and child murder in Britain in the eighteenth century / Dana Rabin The prosecutorial passions : an emotional history of petty treason and parricide in England, 1674-1790 / Andrea McKenzie Shame and malice in the eighteenth-century criminal court and community / E.J. Snell Part II. Emotional communities and sensibilities : truth, theatre, and blasphemy in court. Sympathetic speech : telling truths in the nineteenth-century Irish court / Katie Barclay Swearing and feeling : the secularization of truth-seeking in the Victorian English court / Simon Devereaux Irish sensibilities and the English bar : the advocacy of Charles Phillips / Allyson N. May Part III. Emotional regimes and the legal process : stories of terror, sensibility and patriotism in the representation of criminal trials. Theatre of blood: on the criminal trial as tale of terror / Hal Gladfelder Doctor Dodd and the law in the age of the sentimental revolution / Randall McGowen Thomas Erskine and the performance of moral sentiments : the emotional reportage of trials for "criminal conversation" and treason in the 1790s / David Lemmings.
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Online version: Criminal justice during the long eighteenth century New York : Routledge, 2019
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