The Resource Literary trials : exceptio artis and theories of literature in court, edited by Ralf Gruẗtemeier

Literary trials : exceptio artis and theories of literature in court, edited by Ralf Gruẗtemeier

Label
Literary trials : exceptio artis and theories of literature in court
Title
Literary trials
Title remainder
exceptio artis and theories of literature in court
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ralf Gruẗtemeier
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the 19th century onwards, famous literary trials have caught the attention of readers, academics and the public at large. Indeed it is striking that more often than not, it was the texts of renowned writers that were dealt with by the courts, as for example Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal in France, James Joyce's Ulysses and Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer in the US, D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover in Great-Britain, up to the more recent trials on Klaus Mann's Mephisto and Maxim Biller's novel Esra in Germany.By bringing together international leading experts, Literary Trials represents the first step towards a systematic discussion of literary trials on a global scale. Beginning by first reassessing some of the most famous of these trials, it then analyses less well-known but significant literary trials. Special attention is paid to recent developments in the relationship between literature and judicature, pointing towards an increasing role for libel and defamation in the societal demarcation of what literature is, and is not, allowed to do"--
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
342.08/53
Index
index present
LC call number
K3253.A6
LC item number
L58 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Literary trials : exceptio artis and theories of literature in court, edited by Ralf Gruẗtemeier
Publication
Note
Papers from a conference held 21-22 March 2014 in Oldenburg in North-Western Germany. -- ECIP Acknowledgments
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Literary trials as mirrors : an introduction / Ralf Gruẗtemeier -- The legal responsibility of the writer between objectivity and subjectivity: the French case (19th-21st century) / Gisel̀e Sapiro -- The making of the 1959 Obscene Publications Act : trials and debates on literary obscenity in Britain before the case of Lady Chatterley / Anton Kirchhofer -- Law and the literary field in South Africa, 1910-2010 / Ted Laros -- De Sade as a benchmark : Dutch legal actions against obscenity in literature, theatre and film in the 1960s and 70s / Klaus Beekman -- Freedom of satire? : Oskar Panizza's play Das Liebeskonzil in a series of trials in Germany and Austria / Claudia Lieb -- "Words are no deeds" : trials against literature in the Soviet Union / Sylvia Sasse -- Literature losing legal ground in Germany? : the case of Maxim Biller's esra (2003-2009) / Ralf Gruẗtemeier -- Defamation trials in Belgium : the case of Herman Brusselmans's novel Uitgeverij Guggenheimer / Katharina Hupe -- Libellous literature : Elton John and the perils of close reading / Peter D. McDonald -- "The law is a ass" : obscenity, blasphemy and other literary offences after Lady Chatterley / Martin A. Kayman
Control code
000057011650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501303197
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b37488958
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930782022
  • sks37488958

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