February 7, 2012

Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens

Google honors Charles Dickens today, with a Google Doodle devoted to him. The celebrated writer was born 200 years ago today, February 7, 1812. Below: a short and highly selective bibliography on Dickens and the law.

Markey, Maureen E., Mr. Tulkinghorn as a Successful Literary Lawyer, 14 St. Thomas L. Rev. 689 (2002).

McChrystal, Michael K., At the Foot of the Master: What Charles Dickens Got Right About What Lawyers Do Wrong, 78 Or. L. Rev. 393 (1999).

Osborn, John J., Bleak House: Narratives in Literature and Law School, 52 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 339 (2007).

Schramm, Jan-Melissa, Dickens and the Law, in A Companion to Charles Dickens 277-293 (David Paroissien, ed., Wiley, 2008).

Wertheim, Larry M., Dickens’ Lesser Lawyers, 46 S. D. L. Rev. 695 (2001).

See also

Corcos, Christine A., An International Guide to Law and Literature Studies (Hein, 2000). Sections on Dickens and his works.

Papke, David R., Law and Literature: A Comment and Bibliography of Secondary Works, 73 Law Libr. J. 421 (1980). Section on Dickens.

(Dan) Solove's Law and Humanities Institute Bibliography About Specific Writers: Dickens Page

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