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Download and read online Laying Down the Law in PDF and EPUB Profiles the controversial high school principal who employs a baseball bat to foster learning through intimidation, a method that has had surprisingly effective results.
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Download and read online Sententiousness and the Novel in PDF and EPUB This challenging new study of the eighteenth-century French novel engages with recent post-structuralist thought to present a more theoretical than historical approach to the genre. Dr Bennington's focus of interest is sententiousness - maxims, aphorisms, generalising truth-claims of all sorts - in texts of narrative fiction. He exposes the inadequacy of both traditional and more modem analyses which have attempted to separate sententious elements from fictional contexts thereby underestimating the function of sententiousness to lay down the law, in both descriptive and prescriptive senses of the term. The author's approach to his chosen texts is pragmatic rather than formal, reading the eighteenth-century novel of worldliness in the light of the discourse of pedagogy, and exploring the relationship of the fictional and political in the work of Rousseau and Sade. The upshot of this investigation demonstrates both how the law is laid down in fiction and how fiction undermines the law which attempts to control it.
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Download and read online Topographies in PDF and EPUB This book investigates the function of topographical names and descriptions in a variety of narratives, poems, and philosophical or theoretical texts, primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries, but including also Plato and the Bible. Topics include the initiating efficacy of speech acts, ethical responsibility, political or legislative power, the translation of theory from one topographical location to another, the way topographical delineations can function as parable or allegory, and the relation of personification to landscape.
Download and read online A Treatise on the Law of Witnesses in PDF and EPUB The main endeavor of this text has been to cite all the cases exhibiting the different shades of opinion, leaving it, generally, for the reader to pin his faith to such of them as, in his judgment, most correctly lay down the law; but the writer has not hesitated to denounce as unsound some few decisions which appeared to him to be clearly wrong and in no way reconcilable with fundamental principles of law.
Download and read online Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice in PDF and EPUB First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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