Law in Literature: Legal Themes in Novellas

Synopsis

This new anthology is the third in a series of Law in Literature collections and is intended as a companion and supplement to "Law in Literature: Legal Themes in Short Stories" and "Law in Literature: Legal Themes in Drama." The eight works included in this anthology were chosen to illustrate important legal themes and to show the way in which the law forces individuals to confront existential dilemmas and the questing for right answers.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Herman Melville
  • Frederick Douglass
  • Harriet E. Wilson
  • Willa Cather
  • Rebecca Harding Davis
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Troy, NY
Publication year:
  • 1996