The Crime in Mind : Criminal Responsibility and the Victorian Novel: Criminal Responsibility and the Victorian Novel

The Crime in Mind : Criminal Responsibility and the Victorian Novel: Criminal Responsibility and the Victorian Novel

by Lisa Rodensky
     
 

This interdisciplinary study of legal and literary narratives argues that the novel's particular power to represent the interior life of its characters both challenges the law's definitions of criminal responsibility and reaffirms them. By means of connecting major novelists with prominent jurists and legal historians of the era, it offers profound new ways of…  See more details below

Overview

This interdisciplinary study of legal and literary narratives argues that the novel's particular power to represent the interior life of its characters both challenges the law's definitions of criminal responsibility and reaffirms them. By means of connecting major novelists with prominent jurists and legal historians of the era, it offers profound new ways of thinking about the Victorian period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198034353
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/23/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
463 KB

Meet the Author

Lisa Rodensky is Assistant Professor of English at Wellesley College.

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