Law and Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Cheng, Sinkwan. “Crossing Desire and Drive in A Passage to India: The Subversion of the British Colonial Law in the ‘Twilight Zone of Double Vision.’” Literature and Psychology 47, no. 3 (2001): 1-24.

Argues that the neutral space of the Marabar caves creates an environment in which the relationship between colonizer and colonized becomes first destabilized, then reversed in Forster's novel.

Dimock, Wai Chee. Residues of Justice. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996, 278 p.

Dimock explores the interaction between literature and the law, positing that literature can provide a needed...

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