Theatre and the law in the twenty-first century

Peter Robson

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This essay looks at the connection between the theatrical text/performance and the cinematic version of selected major films in the cinema of justice. They are discussed within the context of adaptation theory as well as in relation to changes and developments in both the political economy of the cinema and the theatre.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultural Legal Studies
Subtitle of host publicationLaw's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law
EditorsCassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon and New york
Pages113 - 132
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2015

Publication series

NameA GlassHouse Book


  • popular culture
  • theatre
  • legal studies


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