Law, literature and the transmission of culture in England, 1837-1925
By: Frank, Cathrine O.Material type: BookPublisher: England Ashgate 2010Description: vii,250p. 25 cm.ISBN: 9781409400141 .Subject(s): English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History | Wills -- Great Britain -- History | Wills in literature | Inheritance and succession in literature | Inheritance and succession -- Great Britain -- HistoryDDC classification: 823.8093554
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -240) and index.
Writing the will : Victorian testators and legal culture -- Writing the novel : Victorian testators and literary culture -- Victorian daughters and the burden of inheritance -- Edwardian sons and the burden of inheritance redux -- Broken trusts : cy près, fiction, and the limits of intention -- Fictions of justice : testamentary intention and the illegitimate heir.