Chapter 20. Law and the American Novel

  1. Shirley Samuels
  1. Laura H. Korobkin

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch21

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

How to Cite

Korobkin, L. H. (2004) Law and the American Novel, in A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (ed S. Samuels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631234227

Online ISBN: 9780470999219

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Keywords:

  • american fiction;
  • law;
  • individualism;
  • equality;
  • uncle tom's cabin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Legal Process: The Juridical Novel

  • Legal Texts: Interactions of Legal and Literary Discourse

  • Legal Doctrines: Fiction and Substantive Law