Chapter 20. Writing in the “Vulgar Tongue”: Law and American Narrative

  1. Robert Paul Lamb and
  2. G. R. Thompson
  1. William E. Moddelmog

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch21

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

How to Cite

Moddelmog, W. E. (2005) Writing in the “Vulgar Tongue”: Law and American Narrative, in A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914 (eds R. P. Lamb and G. R. Thompson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996829.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100649

Online ISBN: 9780470996829

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Keywords:

  • american literature;
  • law in literature;
  • postbellum era;
  • literary modernists;
  • american cultural life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Law in the Postbellum Era

  • Law, Narrative, and Power

  • Narratives of Civil Rights

  • Narratives of Women's Rights