Ian Ward (essay date 1995)
SOURCE: Ward, Ian. “Law and Literature: A Continuing Debate.” In Law and Literature: Possibilities and Perspectives, pp. 3-27. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
[In the following essay, Ward summarizes the history and evolution of the scholarly debate regarding law and literature, noting key ideas and critics.]
Students seek out good teaching to learn not the rules but the culture, for the rules are everywhere the same.1
The purpose of this introductory chapter is essentially synoptic. Indeed there is a very tangible sense in which, after more than a decade of the renewed law and literature...
(The entire section is 11541 words.)