AustLit logo
y separately published work icon The Happy Couple : Law and Literature anthology   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 The Happy Couple : Law and Literature
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'This volume is the first Australian book devoted to Law and Literature. It emanates from a conference at Monash University held in 1991' (xv). The conference was the second annual conference of the Law and Literature Association of Australia.

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Federation Press , 1994 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Women, Law and Literature : Representations of Women and the Law in American and Australian Fiction, Elaine Barry , single work criticism (p. 99-113)
The Biter Bit : Literary Criticism and the Law of Defamation, Peter Heerey , single work criticism
Peter Heerey considers the potential restrictions upon literary and artistic criticism posed by the law of defamation. Among his examples are Porter v Mercury Newspapers [1964] Tas SR 279 and O'Shaughnessy v Mirror Newspapers (1970) 125 CLR 166.
(p. 211-219)
Writers' Agreements with Publishers and Strategies for Overcoming Unfair Contracting Practices, Colin Golvan , single work criticism
Colin Golvan discusses the imbalance of negotiating positions between publishers and writers, especially inexperienced writers. He concludes: 'Until our writers cultivate an active interest and involvement in the legal processes attaching to publication, then I believe that the notion of contractual fairness in publishing agreements will remain altogether unachievable' (240).
(p. 233-240)
Aboriginal Designs and Copyright : Can the Australian Common Law Expand to Meet Aboriginal Demands?, Stephen Gray , single work criticism (p. 241-259)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 17 Oct 2007 14:08:08
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X