Shakespeare and the Lawyers
Psychology Press, 2005 - 226 páginas
First published in 1972.
Shakespeare's writing abounds with legal terms and allusions and in many of the plays the concept and working of the law is a significant theme. Shakespeare and the Lawyers gives a comprehensive survey of what Shakespeare wrote about the law and lawyers, and what has been written, particularly by lawyers, about Shakespeare's life and works in relation to the law. The book first reviews the recorded facts about Shakespeare's life and works, and his connection with the Inns of Court. It then discusses legal terms, allusions and plots in the plays; Shakespeare's treatment of the problems of law, justice and government; his description of lawyers and officers of the law; his references to actual legal personalities; and his trial scenes. Two further chapters consider the criticisms that have been made of Shakespeare's law, and the contribution to Shakespeare studies by lawyers.
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Shakespeare and the Inns of Court
Legal Terms Allusions and Plots
Problems of Law Justice and Govern
Descriptions of Lawyers and Officers
References to Legal Personalities
The Trial in The Merchant of Venice
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