Law and Justice in Literature, Film and Theater: Nordic Perspectives

Law and Justice in Literature, Film and Theater: Nordic Perspectives

by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen
     
 

This volume is a Nordic contribution to research on law and humanities. It treats the legal culture of the Nordic countries through intensive analyses of canonical Nordic literature, film and theater from the Icelandic sagas to Lars von Trier's Dogme films of today. It strives to answer two fundamental questions: Is there a special Nordic justice? What does the

Overview

This volume is a Nordic contribution to research on law and humanities. It treats the legal culture of the Nordic countries through intensive analyses of canonical Nordic literature, film and theater from the Icelandic sagas to Lars von Trier's Dogme films of today. It strives to answer two fundamental questions: Is there a special Nordic justice? What does the Nordic legal and literary culture mean for the concept of justice and for the understanding of the interdisciplinary exchange of law and literature?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110294422
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
03/15/2013
Series:
Law & Literature Series , #5
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Aarhus University, Denmark.

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