the next three classes will be devoted to the field of “Law and Literature”. As you can see, the topics will be very heterogeneous!
25 March: Dr. Angela Condello on Law & Exemplarity
26 March: Prof. Sara Menzinger (RomaTre University) on Law & Dante: “Dante, the Bible and the Law: a theological-juridical contribution to the Political Debate of 14th century”
27 March: Dr. Stefania Gialdroni on Law & Shakespeare: “Shakespeare in Law:The Merchant of Venice as a Mirror of Legal Issues”
Menzinger, Sara, Dante and the law, (Forthcoming In Dante in Context, edited by Lino Pertile and Zygmund Baranski, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press);
TEXTS used during the lesson available HERE: Dante and the Law class Texts
Kornstein, D.J., Fie Upon your Law!, in “Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature”, 5.1 (1993): A Symposium Issue on “The Merchant of Venice”, pp. 35-56.
NOT COMPULSORY READINGS ON DANTE & SHAKESPEARE:
These readings will NOT be sent via email:
– Steinberg, Justin, Dante and the Limits of the Law, Chicago 2013 (book);