English literature and culture 1 [Cognomi A-E]
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.
The course will focus on the relationship between law and literature as it is reflected in contemporary legal thrillers.
ENGLISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE 2015-2016 A-E
Dott. Sidia Fiorato
When Law goes Pop
Primary Texts any edition
PD James, A Certain Justice, 1997
Lisa Ballantyne, The Guilty One, 2012
- R. Sherwin, When Law Goes Pop, University of Chicago Press, 2000 (ch. 1,2,3,4,5)
- S. Fiorato, “Justice and Lawyers at Court: Reflections on PD James’ A Certain Justice”, in D. Carpi, ed. Practising Equity, Addressing Law, Heidelberg, Winter, 2008, pp. 381-402.
- R. Cutolo, “Finding The Guilty One: Media Sensationalism, Defendant’s Performance and Jury Equity”, in Polemos, 7.2, 2013, pp. 357-378.
History of English Literature: from the Victorian age to the contemporary period
- A. Sanders, The Short Oxford History of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 1994
Further bibliographic references will be communicated during the course
Students unable to attend lectures are required to get in touch before preparing for the exam.