Merlin: A Casebook

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Taylor & Francis, Jul 10, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 400 pages
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This book deals with all aspects of the Merlin legend, from its origins to its expression in medieval and modern literature, film, and popular culture. Following an extended introduction and a full bibliography, the volume offers nearly twenty essays-some newly commissioned for this volume others selected from the most important scholarly and critical studies of Merlin and his role. Two of the reprinted essays are translated into English for the first time.

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Peter Goodrich is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program in Law and Humanities, Cardozo School of Law, New York. His previous books include Reading the Law (1986); Legal Discourse (1992); Oedipus Lex (1996); and more recently Laws of Love (2006); and, with Christian Delage, The Scene of the Mass Crime: History, Film and International Tribunals (2012). To this coruscating collection it can be added that Peter Goodrich is also co-author and co-producer of the award winning feature documentary Auf Wiedersehen: 'Til We Meet Again (Diskin Films, 2011).

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