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The Resource Criminal conversations : sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery, Laura Hanft Korobkin

Criminal conversations : sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery, Laura Hanft Korobkin

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Criminal conversations : sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery
Title
Criminal conversations
Title remainder
sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery
Statement of responsibility
Laura Hanft Korobkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What kinds of stories win cases, and why? Drawing on trial transcripts and appellate court opinions in civil adultery cases, and on literary examples from Mark Twain, E.D.E.N Southworth, Harriet Beecher Stowe and others, Laura Korobkin sheds new light on the intersections of gender, genre, law and story
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Korobkin, Laura Hanft
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.A34
LC item number
K67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The social foundations of aesthetic forms
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Adultery in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Trials (Adultery)
  • Legal stories, American
  • Law and literature
  • Sentimentalism in literature
Label
Criminal conversations : sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery, Laura Hanft Korobkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 27.
  • Part II.
  • Theodore Tilton vs. Henry Ward Beecher: Criminal Conversation, 1875
  • p. 55.
  • Prologue: Crisis of Confidence in the Courtroom
  • p. 57.
  • 3.
  • The
  • Maintenance of Mutual Confidence: Sentimental Strategies at the Beecher-Tilton Trial
  • p. 61.
  • Prologue: Telling Stories in the Courtroom
  • 4.
  • Silent Woman, Speaking Fiction: The "Ministry of Catherine Gaunt" at the Beecher-Tilton Trial
  • p. 92.
  • Part III.
  • Female-Plaintiff Criminal Conversation Cases: Rewriting the Law's Story of Marriage
  • p. 119.
  • Prologue: Revision Through Four Cases
  • p. 121.
  • 5.
  • Rethinking the Law's Story of Marriage: The Bonds of Sentiment
  • p. 3.
  • p. 125.
  • 6.
  • Consequences of Change: The Sexually Passive Husband and the Erotically Autonomous Wife
  • p. 159
  • 1.
  • Criminal Conversation and the Conversational Process of the Law
  • p. 10.
  • 2.
  • The
  • Transformative Magic of Legal Fictions: The Suppression of Sex in Early English Civil Adultery Cases
Control code
38504231
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780231105095
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
98003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Criminal conversations : sentimentality and nineteenth-century legal stories of adultery, Laura Hanft Korobkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • p. 27.
  • Part II.
  • Theodore Tilton vs. Henry Ward Beecher: Criminal Conversation, 1875
  • p. 55.
  • Prologue: Crisis of Confidence in the Courtroom
  • p. 57.
  • 3.
  • The
  • Maintenance of Mutual Confidence: Sentimental Strategies at the Beecher-Tilton Trial
  • p. 61.
  • Prologue: Telling Stories in the Courtroom
  • 4.
  • Silent Woman, Speaking Fiction: The "Ministry of Catherine Gaunt" at the Beecher-Tilton Trial
  • p. 92.
  • Part III.
  • Female-Plaintiff Criminal Conversation Cases: Rewriting the Law's Story of Marriage
  • p. 119.
  • Prologue: Revision Through Four Cases
  • p. 121.
  • 5.
  • Rethinking the Law's Story of Marriage: The Bonds of Sentiment
  • p. 3.
  • p. 125.
  • 6.
  • Consequences of Change: The Sexually Passive Husband and the Erotically Autonomous Wife
  • p. 159
  • 1.
  • Criminal Conversation and the Conversational Process of the Law
  • p. 10.
  • 2.
  • The
  • Transformative Magic of Legal Fictions: The Suppression of Sex in Early English Civil Adultery Cases
Control code
38504231
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780231105095
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
98003018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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