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Law and Literature, Inter-American University

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posted on 2022-07-06, 16:21 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
Study of literature to analyze the relationship between the literary protagonist and Law in his/hers society. The course guides the student towards an understanding of the law in the context of fiction and Western conceptions of justice and the law as presented in literature. This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


Subject Area


Geographic Region


University or College

Inter-American University

Funding Status


Annual Tuition and Mandatory Fees 2021-2022 ($) (Resident; Non-resident, where applicable)


Course Title

Law and Literature

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)

Doctor in Law

Position of Instructor(s)

Professor of Law

Academic Year(s) Active

2020/21, 2021/22; course may be longer running, but archives unavailable.

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