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1.

Orwell versus Huxley: Economics, Technology, Privacy, and Satire

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
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2.

Harry Potter and the Law

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, 2006, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 829344, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-05, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Duquesne University, John Templeton Foundation, Texas A&M School of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
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Harry Potter and the Unforgivable Curses: Norm-formation, Inconsistency, and the Rule of Law in the Wizarding World

Roger Williams University Law Review, 2005, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 1,812
4.

The Harry Potter Lexicon and the World of Fandom: Fan Fiction, Outsider Works, and Copyright

TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1274293, University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 70, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 1,405
5.

Piracy, Prejudice, and Perspectives: An Attempt to Use Shakespeare to Reconfigure the U.S.-China Intellectual Property Debate

Cardozo Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 38
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 1,095
6.

It's Just Like Magic: The Economics of Harry Potter

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
San Jose State University and Gustavus Adolphus College
Downloads 879
7.

The Description of Charles Strickland's Character in the Novel 'The Moon and Sixpence' by William Somerset Maugham

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Bukhara State University and University of Kansas
Downloads 858
8.

Copyright, Originality, and the Public Domain in Eighteenth-Century England

ORIGINALITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH ENLIGHTENMENT, Reginald McGinnis, ed., pp. 69-101, Routledge, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 679
9.

Atonement and Adaptation (on Ian McEwan's Novel and Joe Wright's Film)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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10.

Totalitarianism Through Newspeak and Doublethink: An Evaluation Through George Orwell's 1984

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent
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11.

Rhetoric, Advocacy and Ethics: Reflections on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04/05-23
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
New York Law School
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12.

The Art of Retelling: Harry Potter and Copyright in a Fan-Literature Era

MALR, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 31, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 528
13.

Reading Nietzsche in James Joyce's Ulysses

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 518
14.

Two Turns of the Screw: The Hart-Fuller Debate

THE HART FULLER DEBATE - 50 YEARS ON, Peter Cane, ed., Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
ANU College of Law; ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
Downloads 488
15.

Fairies, Mermaids, Mothers and Princesses: Sexual Difference and Gender Roles in Peter Pan

Studies in Gender and Sexuality 13(2): 145-159.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Ottawa
Downloads 476
16.

Wilde’s Obscenity Effect: Influence and Immorality in The Picture of Dorian Gray

Review of English Studies, vol. 68 (2017)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 450
17.

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
Downloads 440
18.

From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles: Women, Autonomy and Criminal Responsibility in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century England

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 5/2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics - Law Department
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19.

Agents of the Good, Servants of Evil: Harry Potter and the Law of Agency

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
William Mitchell College of Law
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20.

Kidnapped and Counterfeit Characters: Eighteenth-Century Fan Fiction, Copyright Law and the Custody of Fictional Characters

ORIGINALITY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH ENLIGHTENMENT, pp. 22-68, Reginald McGinnis, ed., Routledge, 2009
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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21.

Reflections of the Holy Mother: The Place of Women in Beowulf, the Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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22.

The Ghost of Anyone's Father

SHAKESPEAREAN INTERNATIONAL YEARBOOK, Vol. 4, pp. 72-97, Graham Bradshaw, Thomas Bishop, Mark Turner, eds., Hants, U.K.: Ashgate, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
Downloads 386
23.

Popular Perceptions and Political Economy in the Contrived World of Harry Potter

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Bar Ilan University - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 374
24.

Law, Science, Facts and Morals in Robert Louis Stevenson's the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 4, No. 6, 2014,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of the Basque Country - Faculty of Law
Downloads 356
25.

John Stuart Mill

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BUSINESS AND SOCIETY, Robert W. Kolb, ed., Sage, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver - Daniels College of Business - Department of Business Ethics & Legal Studies
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26.

Blackstone's Criminal Law: Common-Law Harmonization and Legislative Reform

Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law, ed. Markus Dubber (Oxford UP, 2014), 61-78
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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27.

Gradgrind's Education: Using Dickens and Aristotle to Understand (and Replace?) the Business Judgment Rule

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 63, P. 799, 1998, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 2001-07
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College Law School and Foley Hoag LLP

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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28.

Tolkien and Law

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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29.

Alice in Legal Wonderland: A Cross-Examination of Gender, Race, and Empire in Victorian Law and Literature

Harvard Women's Law Journal, Vol. 24, p. 221, 2001, U of Cincinnati Public Law Research Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - College of Law
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30.

The Moral and Legal Consequences of Wife-Selling in The Mayor of Casterbridge

Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel, Alison LaCroix, Martha Nussbaum, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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31.

‘It is Our Choices that Show What We Truly Are’: Moral Choice in the Harry Potter Novels

American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
American Bar Foundation
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32.

Fatal (F)Laws: Law, Literature and Writing

Law and Critique, Vol. 14, pp. 191-211, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Monash University - School of Literary, Visual and Performance Studies and Melbourne Law School
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33.

'Were it Not Against Our Laws': Oppression and Resistance in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors

Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2009, Legal Studies, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
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34.

Becoming a Subject: Developing a Critical Consciousness and Coming to Voice in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

Anja Oed (Hg.): Reviewing the Past, Negotiating the Future: The African Bildungsroman (2015)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Humboldt University of Berlin
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35.

Law as Metaphor and Morality in Milton's Samson Agonistes

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 2, pp. 440-469, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
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36.

Sherlock Holmes in Australian Reasons for Judgment or Decision

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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37.

Homosexuality as Contagion: From the Well of Loneliness to the Boy Scouts

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, p. 401, 2000
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 10 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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38.

Ian McEwan, 'Saturday'

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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39.

'Is that the Law?': Portia's Mockery of Justice in The Merchant of Venice

Italian Society for Law and Literature, January 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Salento
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40.

The Trial of Sir Thomas Moore: An Account

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Downloads 258
41.

Bleak House in Australian Reasons for Judgment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent
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42.

John Keats's Attitude to Lawyers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent
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43.

Authorship Without Ownership: Reconsidering Incentives in a Digital Age

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 1121, 2003, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
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44.

Bloomsday: Copyright Estates and Cultural Festivals

Script-ed, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 383-428, September 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
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45.

The Concept and Performance of 'The Code' in 'The Merchant of Venice'

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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46.

Bot and Gemots: Anglo-Saxon Legal References in Harry Potter

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Elon University School of Law
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47.

A Bibliography of the Works of Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) (In Spanish)

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, Vol. 5, pp. 213-239, 1992
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad de Zaragoza
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48.

Musing Upon the Imperfect Justice of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Salento
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49.

The Game is Afoot!: The Significance of Gratuitous Transfers in the Sherlock Holmes Canon

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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The Studious Mr. Holmes: Sherlock Holmes and the British Museum

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent
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