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The Resource Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law, Joseph R. Slaughter, (electronic resource)

Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law, Joseph R. Slaughter, (electronic resource)

Label
Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law
Title
Human Rights, Inc.
Title remainder
the world novel, narrative form, and international law
Statement of responsibility
Joseph R. Slaughter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this timely study of the historical, ideological, and formal interdependencies of the novel and human rights, Joseph Slaughter demonstrates that the twentieth-century rise of ?world literature? and international human rights law are related phenomena. Slaughter argues that international law shares with the modern novel a particular conception of the human individual. The Bildungsroman, the novel of coming of age, fills out this image, offering a conceptual vocabulary, a humanist social vision, and a narrative grammar for what the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and early literary theo
Cataloging source
E7B
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Slaughter, Joseph R
Dewey number
808.3/93554
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Fiction
  • Literature and society
  • Bildungsromans
  • Human rights
Label
Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law, Joseph R. Slaughter, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-417) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Compulsory development : narrative self-sponsorship and the right to self-determination
  • ch. 5.
  • Clefs à roman : reading, writing, and international humanitarianism
  • Codicil : intimations of a human rights international : "the rights of man; or what are we (reading} for?"
  • Preamble :
  • the legibility of human rights
  • ch. 1.
  • Novel subjects and enabling fictions : the fomal articulation of international human rights law
  • ch. 2.
  • Becoming plots : human rights, the bildungsroman, and the novelization of citizenship
  • ch. 3.
  • Normalizing narrative forms of human rights : the (dys)function of the public sphere
Control code
ocn647876429
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 435 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823241033
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647876429
Label
Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law, Joseph R. Slaughter, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-417) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Compulsory development : narrative self-sponsorship and the right to self-determination
  • ch. 5.
  • Clefs à roman : reading, writing, and international humanitarianism
  • Codicil : intimations of a human rights international : "the rights of man; or what are we (reading} for?"
  • Preamble :
  • the legibility of human rights
  • ch. 1.
  • Novel subjects and enabling fictions : the fomal articulation of international human rights law
  • ch. 2.
  • Becoming plots : human rights, the bildungsroman, and the novelization of citizenship
  • ch. 3.
  • Normalizing narrative forms of human rights : the (dys)function of the public sphere
Control code
ocn647876429
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 435 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823241033
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647876429

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