Introduction / Nancy E. Johnson Blackstone's legal actors : the passions of a rational jurist / Simon Stern Narrative sentiment in Adam Smith's Lectures on jurisprudence / Nancy E. Johnson "How like you the eloquence of a young barrister?" : love and the law in Boswell's development as a writer in the late 1760s / J.T. Scanlan Freedom and fetters : nuptial law in Burney's The Wanderer / Melissa J. Ganz Doubled jeopardy : the condemned woman as historical relic / Erin Sheley Madness of sovereignty : George III and the known unknown of torture / Peter de Bolla Great dramatist : Macaulay and the English Constitution / Ian Ward.
"In this volume of essays, scholars of the interdisciplinary field of law and literature write about the role of emotion in English law and legal theory in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries"--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Impassioned jurisprudence : law, literature, & emotion, 1760-1848.
KD606 .I48 2015
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