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The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500-1700


ISBN13: 9780199660889
Published: June 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
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This Handbook triangulates the disciplines of history, legal history, and literature to produce a new, interdisciplinary framework for the study of early modern England.

Scholars of early modern English literature and history have increasingly found that an understanding of how people in the past thought about and used the law is key to understanding early modern familial and social relations as well as important aspects of the political revolution and the emergence of capitalism.

Judicial or forensic rhetoric has been shown to foster new habits of literary composition (poetry and drama) and new processes of fact-finding and evidence evaluation. In addition, the post-Reformation jurisdictional dominance of the common law produced new ways of drawing the boundaries between private conscience and public accountability.

Accordingly, historians, critics and legal historians come together in this Handbook to develop accounts of the past that are attentive to the legally purposeful or fictional shaping of events in the historical archive. They also contribute to a transformation of our understanding of the place of forensic modes of inquiry in the creation of imaginative fiction and drama.

Chapters in the Handbook approach, from a diversity of perspectives, topics including forensic rhetoric, humanist and legal education, Inns of Court revels, drama, poetry, emblem books, marriage and divorce, witchcraft, contract, property, imagination, oaths, evidence, community, local government, legal reform, libel, censorship, authorship, torture, slavery, liberty, due process, the nation state, colonialism, and empire.

Subjects:
Legal History, Law and Literature
Contents:
Introduction: Law, Literature and History, Lorna Hutson

Part I. Textual and Interpretative Culture
1: Forensic Rhetoric and Humanist Education, Kathy Eden
2: Idiosyncratic Books and Common Learning: Readings on Statutes at the Inns of Court', Margaret McGlynn
3: Common Law Scholarship and the Written Word, Ian Williams
4: 'Attentive Mindes and Serious Wits': Legal Training and Early Drama, James McBain
5: Why Shylocke Loses his Case: Judicial Rhetoric in The Merchant of Venice, Quentin Skinner

Part II. Literature and the Legal Profession, 1500-1700
6: Legal Satire and the Legal Profession in the 1590s: John Davies' Epigrammes and Professional Decorum, Jessica Winston
7: The Emblem Book and Common Law, Peter Goodrich
8: The Monarchical Republic: Constitutionality and the Legal Profession, Paul Raffield
9: The Legal Masque: Humanity and Liberty at the Inns of Court, Martin Butler
10: Paradise Lost? Law, Literature, and History in Restoration England, Christopher Brooks

Part III. Administering the Law
11: Law Enforcement and the Local Community, James Sharpe
12: The Changing Persona of the Justices and their Quarter Sessions, Norma Landau
13: Law and the Evidentiary Environment, Barbara Shapiro
14: Legal Reform and 2 Henry IV, Virginia Strain

Part IV. Temporal and Spiritual, Law and Conscience
15: Immunities and Monasticism: Bale to Shakespeare, Joshua P. Phillips
16: Epieikeia and Conscience, Alan Cromartie
17: The Ecclesiastical Polity, Ethan Shagan
18: Making Law and Recording It: John Selden on Excommunication, Jason Rosenblatt
19: Seldenism, Elliott Visconsi

Part V. Legal and Literary Imagining
20: Contract, Luke Wilson
21: Contract and Conjugality in Early Modern England, Tim Stretton
22: The Literary Thing: The Imaginary Holding of Isabella Whitney's 'Wyll' to London, 1573, Carolyn Sale
23: Witch Wives, Frances Dolan
24: Corporate Persons, Between Law and Literature, Henry Turner

Part VI. Libel, Publication, and the Press
25: Edward Coke, Roman Law, and the Law of Libel, David Ibbetson
26: Censorship in Law and Practice in Seventeenth Century England: Milton's Aeropagitica, Joad Raymond
27: Managing the Later Stuart Press, 1662-1696, Martin Dzelzainis
28: The Torture of John Felton, 1628, Alastair Bellany

Part VII. Liberties, Slaveries, and English Law
29: From Sovereignty to the State: The Tragicomic Clemency of Massinger's The Bondman, Bernadette Meyler
30: Birthrights and the Due Course of Law, Paul Halliday
31: Legal Agency as Literature in the English Revolution: The Case of the Levellers, Nigel Smith
32: Base Slavery and the Roman Yoke, Mary Nyquist

Part VIII. The Extra-English Legal World: Between Colony, Nation, and Empire
33: Spenser, Plowden, and the Hypallactic Instrument, Andrew Zurcher
34: Law and Literature in Scotland, c.1450-1707, Rab Houston
35: Forensic History: Henry V and Scotland, Lorna Hutson
36: Henry V, Anachronism, and the History of International Law, Christopher Warre
37: Empire and Natural Law in Dryden's Heroic Drama, Edward Holberton
38: English Liberties Outside England: Floors, Doors, Windows, and Ceilings in the Legal Architecture of Empire, Dan Hulsebosch

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