Adapting the modern law novel: filming John Grisham

Peter Robson

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Concerned with the phenomena of films about law, lawyers and justice. Examines the major theoretical perspectives within which 20th century work on law and film has appeared and analyses the problem of how law films can be classified.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFilm and the Law
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
Number of pages250
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2001


  • film
  • legal practice
  • media studies
  • law films
  • law
  • political context
  • social context
  • adaptation
  • John Grisham
  • social issues
  • fiction


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