Law: Poetry and Jurisdiction

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture, Volume One and Two
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405187626
StatePublished - Mar 16 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


  • Defence of Poesy (c.1580) - Sir Philip Sidney, value of literary fiction as product of a kind of imaginative suspension
  • Law - poetry and jurisdiction
  • Law as practice and jurisdiction
  • Lorna Hutson, showing that the same case structuring - the moment in Love's Labour's Lost
  • Mooting, defending along these lines in The Misfortunes of Arthur, play written by Thomas Hughes
  • Poetry and jurisdiction - Jonson, Shakespeare, More
  • Renaissance staging extensive use of trials - for dramaturgical effect in courtroom scenes, The Winter's Tale, Volpone, or The White Devil


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