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Finn, Margot

Legitimacy and Illegitimacy in Nineteenth-Century Law, Literature and History

Finn, Margot - Legitimacy and Illegitimacy in Nineteenth-Century Law, Literature and History, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Spurious Issues
Margot Finn, Michael Lobban, Jenny Bourne Taylor

2. The Barlow Bastards: Romance Comes Home from the Empire
Margot Finn

3. On Settling and Being Unsettled: Legitimacy and Settlement around 1850
Josephine McDonagh

4. Unauthorized Identities: The Impostor, the Fake and the Secret History in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Rohan McWilliam

5. The Fauntleroy Forgeries and the Making of White-Collar Crime
Randall McGowen

6. Commercial Morality and the Common Law: or, Paying the Price of Fraud in the Later Nineteenth Century
Michael Lobban

7. Dirty Laundry: Exposing Bad Behaviour in Life Insurance Trials, 1830–90
Timothy Alborn

8. Afterword
Margot Finn, Michael Lobban, Jenny Bourne Taylor

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Social History, Cultural History, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Page amount
199 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230277250
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36639-2

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