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Human Rights, Inc. : the world novel, narrative form, and international law /

by Slaughter, Joseph R [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: ix, 435 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780823228171 (cloth : alk. paper); 0823228177 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780823228188 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0823228185 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Fiction -- History and criticism | Literature and society | Bildungsromans -- History and criticism | Human rightsOnline resources: Table of contents only | Book review (H-Net)
Partial contents:
Novel subjects and enabling fictions: the formal articulation of international human rights law -- Becoming plots: human rights, the bildungsroman, and the novelization of citizenship -- Normalizing narrative forms of human rights: the (dys)function of the public sphere -- Compulsory development: narrative self-sponsorship and the right to self-determination -- Clefs à roman: reading, writing, and international humanitarianism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-417) and index.

Novel subjects and enabling fictions: the formal articulation of international human rights law -- Becoming plots: human rights, the bildungsroman, and the novelization of citizenship -- Normalizing narrative forms of human rights: the (dys)function of the public sphere -- Compulsory development: narrative self-sponsorship and the right to self-determination -- Clefs à roman: reading, writing, and international humanitarianism.