No Matter How Small...Property, Autonomy and State in Horton Hears a Who!

13 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last revised: 28 Apr 2018

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Jorge L. Contreras

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: April 2, 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Contreras, Jorge L., No Matter How Small...Property, Autonomy and State in Horton Hears a Who! (April 2, 2014). New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 603, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2427748

Jorge L. Contreras (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

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