Law and Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

M. M. Bakhtin
Tvorchestvo Fransua Rable i narodnaia kul'tura srednevekov'ia i Renessansa [Rabelais and His World] (criticism) 1965

John Barth
Floating Opera (novel) 1956

Bertolt Brecht
Der kaukasische Kreidekreis [The Caucasian Chalk Circle] (play) 1954

Albert Camus
L'Etranger [The Stranger; also published as The Outsider] (novel) 1942

Alice Childress
Wedding Band (novel) 1973

Don De Lillo
White Noise (novel) 1985

Charles Dickens
Bleak House (novel) 1852-53

E. M. Forster
A Passage to India (novel) 1924

William Gaddis
A Frolic of His Own (novel) 1994

Nadine Gordimer
The Late Bourgeois World (novel) 1966

John Grisham
The Firm (novel) 1991
The Client (novel) 1993

Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter (novel) 1850

Franz Kafka
In der Strafkolonie [“In the Penal Colony”] (short story) 1919
Der Prozess [The Trial] (novel) 1925

Ivan Klima
Soudce a smeti [Judge on Trial] (novel) 1991

Herman Melville
Billy Budd, Sailor (novella) 1924

Friedrich Nietzsche
Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft [Beyond Good and Evil] (essay) 1886
Zur Genealogie der Moral: Eine Streitschrift [A Genealogy of Morals] (essay) 1887
Der Antichrist [The Antichrist] (essay) 1895
Der Wille zur Macht [The Will to Power] (essay) 1901

Richard A. Posner
Law and Literature: A Misunderstood Relation (criticism) 1988
Overcoming Law (criticism) 1996

Salman Rushdie
The Satanic Verses (novel) 1988

Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels (novel) 1726

John Updike
S. (novel) 1988

August Wilson
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (play) 1985
Fences (play) 1986
Joe Turner's Come and Gone (play) 1988
The Piano Lesson (play) 1990
Two Trains Running (play) 1993
Seven Guitars (play) 1996

Tom Wolfe
The Bonfire of the Vanities (novel) 1987

Richard Wright
Native Son (novel) 1940