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Published: 01 December 2016

344 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190610784

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Fatal Fictions

Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature

Edited by Alison L. LaCroix, Richard H. McAdams, and Martha C. Nussbaum

  • Explores the profound and enduring literary engagement with crime, investigation, and criminal justice
  • Collects essays spanning span a wide array of genres, including tragic drama, science fiction, lyric poetry, autobiography, and mystery novels
  • Argues that the ongoing public conversation about crime and punishment suggests that the time is ripe for collaboration between law and literature in this troubled domain