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551. Narrative, Genre, and Evidence: The Juridical Imaginary in Contemporary Law, Literature, and Culture

Monday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Jefferson, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Gillian L. Whitlock, Univ. of Queensland

1. "Law as Genre: A Narrative Analysis of Delgamuukw v. British Columbia (1991)," Cheryl L. Suzack, Univ. of Toronto

2. "Judicial Historiography and Historical Fiction: Genre, Evidence, and Judgment in Australia's History Wars," Rosanne M. Kennedy, Australian National Univ.

3. "Facts and Truth in Nonfiction: Genre as Evidence in Lifespan of a Fact and The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," Leigh Gilmore, Northeastern Univ.


Subject:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

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