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Law and Representation in Early Modern Drama

Mukherji, Subha

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ISBN 10: 0521850355 / ISBN 13: 9780521850353
Published by Cambridge University Press, 2006
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Title: Law and Representation in Early Modern Drama

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Dust Jacket Condition: Like New Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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This examination of the relation between law and drama in Renaissance England establishes the diversity of their dialogue, encompassing critique and complicity, comment and analogy, but argues that the way in which drama addresses legal problems and dilemmas is nevertheless distinctive. As the resemblance between law and theatre concerns their formal structures rather than their methods and aims, an interdisciplinary approach must be alive to distinctions as well as affinities. Alert to issues of representation without losing sight of a lived culture of litigation, this study primarily focuses on early modern implications of the connection between legal and dramatic evidence, but expands to address a wider range of issues which stretch the representational capacities of both courtroom and theatre. The book does not shy away from drama's composite vision of legal realities but engages with the fictionality itself as significant, and negotiates the methodological challenges it posits.

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Through a set of interconnected studies of dramatic treatments of marriage law, evidence and courtroom practice, this book addresses the dialogue between law and drama in Renaissance England both from a structural and a social perspective. Plays discussed include Webster's The White Devil and Heywood's A Woman Killed With Kindness.

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