No Matter How Small...Property, Autonomy and State in Horton Hears a Who!
13 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last revised: 28 Apr 2018
Date Written: April 2, 2014
This essay was presented at New York Law School Law Review's 2013 Symposium "Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss". It explores property law concepts that appear in Dr. Seuss's classic children's book "Horton Hears a Who!" and analyzes their relationship to the author's personal history and the sociopolitical landscape of post-war America.
Keywords: property, seuss, horton, who, whoville, autonomy, state, taking, personhood, law and literature
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