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Published: 31 July 2008

184 Pages


ISBN: 9780199544363

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Women, Crime, and Character

From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Nicola Lacey FBA

Clarendon Law Lectures

  • An illuminating interdisciplinary analysis of the development of ideas of criminality and women's role in society
  • A distinctive contribution to the current movement to analyse literary sources in relation to social attitudes and legal shifts
  • Lively and readable argument interweaves contemporary trial evidence with well-known fictional portrayals

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