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Title Theoretical perspectives on human rights and literature / edited by Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg and Alexandra Schultheis Moore ; foreword by Joseph R. Slaughter.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2012.

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Series Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature ; 2.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index.
Contents Foreword: Rights on paper / Joseph R. Slaughter -- Introduction: Human rights and literature: the development of an interdiscipline / Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg and Alexandra Schultheis Moore -- "Literature," the "rights of man," and narratives of atrocity: historical backgrounds to the culture of testimony / Julie Stone Peters -- Enabling fictions and novel subjects: the bildungsroman and international human rights law / Joseph R. Slaughter -- Top down, bottom up, horizontally: resignifying the universal in human rights discourse / Domna C. Stanton -- The social imaginary as a problematic for human rights / Meili Steele -- Intimations of what was to come: Edwidge Danticat's The farming of bones and the indivisibility of human rights / Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg -- Paradoxes of neoliberalism and human rights / Greg Mullins -- Reading the living archives: the witness of literary art / Carolyn Forché -- Narrating human rights and the limits of magic realism in Salman Rushdie's Shalimar the clown / Elizabeth S. Anker -- Complicities of witnessing in Joe Sacco's Palestine / Wendy Kozol -- Dark chamber, colonial scene: post-9/11 torture and representation / Stephanie Athey -- Human rights as violence and enigma: can literature really be of any help with the politics of human rights? / Nick Mansfield -- Imagining women as human / Hephzibah Roskelly -- "Disaster capitalism" and human rights: embodiment and subalternity in Indra Sinha's Animal's people / Alexandra Schultheis Moore -- Do human rights need a self? Buddhist literature and the samsaric subject / Gregory Price Grieve -- Epilogue / Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg and Alexandra Schultheis Moore.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Human rights in literature.
Atrocities in literature.
Violence in literature.
Social justice in literature.
Law and literature.
Literature and society.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Added Author Goldberg, Elizabeth Swanson, 1966- editor.
Moore, Alexandra Schultheis, editor.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780415890977 0415890977 0415704049 9780415704045 (DLC) 2011008069
ISBN 9780203805190 (electronic bk.)
0203805194 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC957589
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