Narrative, Violence, and the Law: The Essays of Robert Cover by Martha MinowNarrative, Violence, and the Law: The Essays of Robert Cover by Martha Minow

Narrative, Violence, and the Law: The Essays of Robert Cover

EditorMartha Minow, Michael Ryan, Austin Sarat

Paperback | March 30, 1995

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"Bob Cover was and remains the dominant voice of his generation among legal scholars. These essays, each one magnificent in itself, are, when taken together, even more important. The wisdom they impart is forever." --Guido Calabresi, Dean and Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University
"Robert Cover drew his sources for the authority of law--for its violence, but also for its paideic potential--from the structuring stories that spark our communal imaginations. Literally until the day of his untimely death, his irreplaceably restless spirit was binding itself with the pages of the Midrash, of The Brothers Karamazov, of Billy Budd, Sailor. It is for us now to work also with these--Bob Cover's stories."--Richard Weisberg, Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University
"The writings of Robert Cover were usually provocative, sometimes exasperating, but always relevant. In his last years, he concentrated on Jewish sources as well as mystical and Messianic thought. This collection of his articles is a thesaurus of some of his finest writings."--Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Georgetown University Law Center
The late Robert Cover was Professor of Law, Yale Law School. Martha Minow is Professor of Law, Harvard Law School. Michael Ryan is Professor of English, Northeastern University. Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and Chair of the Program in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, Amherst College.
Michael Ryan received his Masters of Engineering Science and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales. Mr. Ryan is a senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Australia. Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Science, Amherst College. Thomas R. Kear...
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Title:Narrative, Violence, and the Law: The Essays of Robert CoverFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 30, 1995Publisher:University Of Michigan PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0472064959

ISBN - 13:9780472064953

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