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The Juridical Unconscious

Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century

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$39.00 • £33.95 • €35.95

ISBN 9780674009516

Publication Date: 11/30/2002

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272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Storyteller’s Silence: Walter Benjamin’s Dilemma of Justice
  • 2. Forms of Judicial Blindness, or the Evidence of What Cannot Be Seen: Traumatic Narratives and Legal Repetitions in the O.J. Simpson Case and in Tolstoy’s The Kreutzer Sonata
  • 3. Theaters of Justice: Arendt in Jerusalem, the Eichmann Trial, and the Redefinition of Legal Meaning in the Wake of the Holocaust
  • 4. A Ghost in the House of Justice: Death and the Language of the Law
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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