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1.

The Catcher in the Rye: A Psychoanalytic Perspective and Social Activism

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Patkai Christian College
Downloads 1,211
2.

The Definition of 'Emolument' in English Language and Legal Dictionaries, 1523-1806

Number of pages: 159 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
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3.

Poetry and the Scope of Metaphor: Toward a Cognitive Theory of Literature

METAPHOR AND METONYMY AT THE CROSSROADS: A COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE, Antonia Barcelona, ed., pp. 253-281, Mouton de Gruyter, 2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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4.

Originality

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 1988, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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5.

David Foster Wallace on Tax Policy, How to Be an Adult, and Other Mysteries of the Universe

Pittsburgh Tax Review, Vol. 12, 2015, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - Faculty of Law

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6.

The Nat Turner Trials

91 North Carolina Law Review 1817-80 June 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2281519
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
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7.

Melville's Billy Budd and Security in Times of Crisis

Cardozo Law Review Vol. 26, No. 6, p. 2443, 2005, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 106, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
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8.

'We Do Not Sow': The Economics and Politics of A Song of Ice and Fire

Capitalism and Commerce in Imaginative Literature, edited by Ed Younkins (Lexington Books, 2015, pp. 385-398).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and University of Angers
Downloads 790
9.

Scamming: The Misunderstood Confidence Man

27 Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities 249 (2015), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law (Deceased) and University of Arizona
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10.

Copyright Infringement, Sex Trafficking, and the Fictional Life of a Geisha

TJSL Public Law Research Paper No. 03-10
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 733
11.

Moral Pluck: Legal Ethics in Popular Culture

Stanford Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 679
12.

Atticus Finch as Racial Accommodator: Answering Malcolm Gladwell's Critique

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
John Marshall Law School, Atlanta
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13.

The Great Gatsby: Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, Oxford

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-38
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Cowles Foundation
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14.

Literary Sleuths Online: e-Research Collaboration on the Pynchon Wiki

Information, Communication & Society, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 25-45, 2008
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute and GSCM-Montpellier Business School
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15.

Heller's Catch 22

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 56, June 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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16.

Memory and Morals in Memento: Hume at the Movies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Guelph-Humber
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17.

The Cultural Salience of Moral Character and Virtue Declined in Twentieth Century America

Journal of Positive Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Center for Investigating Healthy Minds and London Business School
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18.

I Got the Shotgun: Reflections on The Wire, Prosecutors and Omar Little

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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19.

Crime, Legitimacy, Our Criminal Network, and the Wire

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, 2011, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-34
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
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20.

The Case for Christian Objectivism

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Independent
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21.

Hi Superman, I'm a Lawyer: A Guide to Attorneys (& Other Legal Professionals) Portrayed in American Comic Books: 1910-2007

Widener Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 159, 2009, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2011-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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22.

Administration and 'The Democracy': Administrative Law from Jackson to Lincoln, 1829-1861

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 117, No. 5, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
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23.

Excerpt from 'Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture (Revised and Updated Edition)'

CONSPIRACY THEORIES: SECRECY AND POWER IN AMERICAN CULTURE (Revised and Updated Edition), University of Minnesota Press, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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24.

Metaphor Making Meaning: Dickinson’s Conceptual Universe

Journal of Pragmatics, Vol. 24, pp. 643-666, 1995
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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25.

Blood Sack to Sacks of Blood: The Social Acceptance of the Vampire in Popular Culture

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Massey University
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26.

Writing and Terror: Don Delillo on the Task of Literature After 9/11

Law & Literature, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 277-302, 2007, Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 07-133
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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27.

The Philosophy of Tax: A Review of David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
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28.

Hemingway Meets Beckett: Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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29.

Reflexivity in the Narrative Technique of 'As I Lay Dying'

English Language Notes, Vol. 27, No. 4, 1990
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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30.

I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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31.

Picturing Same-Sex Marriage in the Antebellum United States: The Union of 'Two Most Excellent Men' in Longstreet's 'A Sage Conversation'

Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 197-222, May 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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32.

Nihilism Need Not Apply: Law and Literature in Barth's 'the Floating Opera'

FSU College of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 009
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 20 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law
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33.

Slaves to Contradictions: 13 Myths that Sustained Slavery

U of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-21
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Duquesne University - School of Law
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34.

'These Great and Beautiful Republics of the Dead': Public Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2304305
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
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35.

Law, Seduction, and the Sentimental Heroine: The Case of Amelia Norman

American Literature, Vol. 78, No. 325, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Lewis & Clark Law School and Lewis & Clark College
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36.

The Body in the Word: A Cognitive Approach to the Shape of a Poetic Text

COGNITIVE STYLISTICS: LANGUAGE AND COGNITION IN TEXT ANALYSIS, Elena Semino and Jonathan Culpeper, eds., John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 23-47, 2002.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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37.

The Content of Their Characters - J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield and Fredrik Colting

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 291-345, Winter 2012, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
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38.

Racism, Feminism and Language in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 1, Number 2, May 2017
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Taif University
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39.

Emily Dickinson and the Discourse of Intimacy

SEMANTICS OF SILENCE IN LINGUISTICS AND LITERATURE, Gudrun M. Grabher, Ulrike Jessner, eds., pp. 191-210, Universitätsverlag Winter, 1996
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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40.

From Flat to Round: Changing Portrayals of the Judge in American Popular Culture

Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Marquette University - Law School
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41.

The Leopold and Loeb Trial: A Brief Account

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
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42.

The Path to Post-Modernity, or, 'God is Dead and We Did It for the Kids!'

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Clemson University - College of Business and Behavioral Science
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43.

Of Philip K. Dick, Reflexivity, and Shifting Realities: Organizing (Writing) in Our Post-Industrial Society

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Essex
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44.

Stranger than Fiction: A Review of 'Midnight Assassin' by Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolf

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-37
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Law School
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45.

Operation of Ideology in Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Karaj Branch
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46.

The Poem as Complex Blend: Conceptual Mappings of Metaphor in Sylvia Plath's 'the Applicant'

Language and Literature, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 25-44, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts - MICA
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47.

Bibliographica Necronomica: Selections from the Literature of Grimoires, Cursed Books and Unholy Bindings

5 Unbound: Annual Review of Legal History & Rare Books 5 (2012)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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48.

William Gibson's Pattern Recognition: Jet-Lagged Intimations of the Present

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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49.

Law, Force, and Resistance to Disorder in Herman Melville's Billy Budd

Thomas Jefferson Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
New England Law | Boston
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