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Was Shakespeare a lawyer?

Hull Terrell

Was Shakespeare a lawyer?

Being a selection of passages from "Measure for measure" and "All"s well that ends well": which point to the conclusion that their author must have been a practical lawyer; and in which many obscurities are made clear, and some apparent corruptions in the text are attempted to be restored by an application of a knowledge of English law.

by Hull Terrell

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Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Law

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy H. T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3028 .T4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6918040M
    LC Control Number02016978
    OCLC/WorldCa6094043


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True, Clarkson and Warren did say that Shakespeare's legal allusions "must be explained on some grounds other than that he was a lawyer, or an apprentice, or a student of the law," which could be interpreted as positively asserting that Shakespeare did not have formal legal training; but I would simply replace "must" with "can," and from the.

Lawyer jokes, which predate Shakespeare's era, are commonly told by those outside the profession as an expression of contempt, scorn and derision.

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The 37 plays, sonnets and miscellaneous verse constitute the literary cornerstone of Western civilization. Shakespeare in Court: The case of Christopher Mountjoy Versus Stephen Bellott From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck.

New York: American Book Company, In the first decade of the twentieth century, Professor C. Wallace discovered in the London Record Office a romantic story in which Shakespeare was an important figure.

Kornstein's book of essays on "legal themes" in Shakespeare's plays, Kill All the Lawyers?: Shakespeare's Legal Appeal, illustrates Posner's point. Kornstein fails to prove his thesis, and that of the 'law and literature movement," that a "lawyer's [special] knowledge and legal insights can enhanceAuthor: Melvyn R.

Leventhal. Shakespeare was an entertainer and many of the rabble in the audience almost certainly enjoyed hearing such populist sentiments.” However, instead of taking such a reasonable approach, the Bar has decided to put down its lawyer’s license and engage in artistic license and fiction writing.

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Instead, as we read in this Wall Street Journal piece, Shakespeare actually meant “to portray lawyers as the guardians of the rule of law who stand in the way of a fanatical mob.”.

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I mean provesit. (Pearce would make a formidable lawyer.). The editor of Shakespeare’s complete works, who was widely considered England’s foremost expert on the author, published a book-length exposé on the Ireland papers, attacking them as a.

He earned his law degree from Yale Law School in and has served as the president of the Law and Humanities Institute. He has authored several books including Loose Sallies, Something Else: More Shakespeare and the Law, Unlikely Muse, Kill All the Lawyers.

Shakespeare’s Legal Appeal, Thinking under Fire, and The Music of the Laws. Book Reviews of The Law in Shakespeare by Cushman K. Davis Cushman Kellogg Davis was a lawyer, orator, politician and author of The Law in Shakespeare published by the Washington Law Book Company in A second edition by West Publishing Company followed in ; and a reprint came out in It is posted elsewhere on the MLHP.

Shakespeare a lawyer Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of the ed. published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, LondonPages: Hamlet showed “the most thorough and complete knowledge of the [ecclesiastical] and statute law of England, relating to the burial of suicides that has ever been written,” according to Guernsey The answer for Hamlet is the same as for all of Shakespeare’s plays: English law permeates the plays, even those set in foreign countries.

The law of the foreign setting may be a factor in some. That lawyer is being a protector of some sort, but it doesn't seem to be of the truth.

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When Hamlet lists the instruments that allow the lawyer to become a "great buyer of land," he is pointing to one of the law's most distinctive characteristics: the law that interests Shakespeare was made on paper and on parchment, and it was transmitted, like his own plays before and after their performance, in writing and in : University of Chicago Press.

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Some years ago I happened on a book written first as a paper by a young law student at Princeton, Mark Edwin Andrews. In “Law vs. Equity in The Merchant of Venice,” Andrews holds that Shakespeare produced the play in as a commentary on an argument in jurisprudence, just reaching its apogee, over which court had primacy, courts of.

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It begins with early law-and-literature scholarship, which focused on Shakespeare’s history or biography — speculating as it did about whether Shakespeare received legal training or became a lawyer — and concludes with recent law-and-literature scholarship treating Shakespeare as a source of insight for law students and lawyers.

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