"First published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction : criminal courts, lawyers and the public sphere / David Lemmings 2. Trials in print : narratives of rape trials in the proceedings of the old Bailey / Esther Snell 3. 'Useful and entertaining to the generality of readers' : selecting the select trials, 1718-1764 / Andrea McKenzie 4. Representing the adversary criminal trial : lawyers in the old Bailey proceedings, 1770-1800 / Robert Shoemaker 5. Acts of public performance : barristers and actors in Georgian England / Simon Devereaux 6. Negotiating justice in the new public sphere : crime, the courts, and the press in early eighteenth-century Britain / David Lemmings 7. Contemplating the evil within : examining attitudes to criminality in Scotland, 1700-1840 / Anne-Marie Kilday 8. Fiction or 'faction'? Literary representations of the early nineteenth-century criminal courtroom / Allyson N. May 9. Publishing courtroom drama for the masses, 1820-1855 / Rosalind Crone.