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Author Stonebridge, Lyndsey, 1965-
Title The judicial imagination : writing after Nuremberg / Lyndsey Stonebridge.
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2011]

Subject Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Justice in literature.
Law and literature -- History -- 20th century.
English literature -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (177 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-172) and index.
Summary This volume tells the story of the struggle to imagine new forms of justice after Nuremberg. Returning to the work of Hannah Arendt as a theoretical starting point, Lyndsey Stonebridge traces a critical aesthetics of judgment in a generation of writers including Rebecca West, Elizabeth Bowen, Muriel Spark and Iris Murdoch.
Contents Gathering ashes: the judicial imagination in the age of trauma -- 'An event that did not become an experience': Rebecca West's Nuremberg -- The man in the glass booth: Hannah Arendt's irony -- Fiction in Jerusalem: Muriel Spark's idiom of judgement -- 'We refugees': Hannah Arendt and the perplexities of human rights -- 'Creatures of an impossible time': late modernism, human rights and Elizabeth Bowen -- The dark background of difference: love and the refugee in Iris Murdoch.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780748647057 (electronic bk.)
0748647058 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 755005022
Additional Format Print version: Stonebridge, Lyndsey, 1965- Judicial imagination. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2011 9780748642359 (OCoLC)730413689