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Juridical Unconscious Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 0674009517

ISBN-13: 9780674009516

Edition: 2002

Authors: Shoshana Felman

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Description:

Moving from texts by Arendt, Benjamin, Freud, Zola and Tolstoy to the Dreyfus and Nuremberg trials, as well as the trials of O.J. Simpson and Adolf Eichmann, this text argues that the adjudication of collective traumas in the 20th century transformed both culture and law.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Storyteller's Silence: Walter Benjamin's Dilemma of Justice
Forms of Judicial Blindness, or the Evidence of What Cannot Be Seen: Traumatic Narratives and Legal Repetitions in the O. J. Simpson Case and in Tolstoy's The Kreutzer Sonata
Theaters of Justice: Arendt in Jerusalem, the Eichmann Trial, and the Redefinition of Legal Meaning in the Wake of the Holocaust
A Ghost in the House of Justice: Death and the Language of the Law Abbreviations
Notes
Index