Chapter 4. Legal Subjects, Legal Objects: The Law and Victorian Fiction

  1. Francis O'Gorman
  1. Clare Pettitt

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757574.ch4

A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel

A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel

How to Cite

Pettitt, C. (2005) Legal Subjects, Legal Objects: The Law and Victorian Fiction, in A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel (ed F. O'Gorman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757574.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405103190

Online ISBN: 9780470757574

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Keywords:

  • metamorphose;
  • anthropology;
  • victorian psychology;
  • physiognomical;
  • scientized

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Law and Literature: An Emergent Field

  • The Law and the Aesthetic Moment

  • Intellectual Property Law at Mid-Century

  • Private and Public: Wilkie Collins's