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PÒLEMOS 2012 • Volume 6 • Number 2

Pólemos – Journal of Law, link Literat ure and Culture
Published by DeGruyter, Berlin/Boston
2012 · Volume 6 · Number 2



Daniela Carpi
Focus: Identity 145
Francesca Vitali
In Search of a Legal Identity: Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta 149

Daniela Carpi
A Biojuridical Reading of Dracula 169

Chiara Battisti and Sidia Fiorato
Women’s Legal Identity in the Context of Gothic Effacement: Mary
Wollstonecraft’s Maria or The Wrongs of Woman and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper 183

Raffaele Cutolo
Voice and Identity in the Fairy Tale: Emma Donoghue’s Kissing the Witch 207

Valeria Franceschi
“Are you alive?” Issues in Self-awareness and Personhood of Organic Artificial
Intelligence 225

Valentina Adami
Between Bioethics and Literature: Representations of (post-)human identities
in Oryx and Crake and The Year of The Flood 249


Nahel N. Asfour
Law and Literature: Jewish and Christian models 263

Anna Rostomyan
The Vitality of Emotional Background Knowledge in Court 281

Julián Jiménez Heffernan
Corpus delicti: The evidence of the body as body of evidence in Thomas
Hobbes’s political imagination 293


Book Reviews
Raffaele Cutolo
Ian Ward. Law and the Brontës 319

Matteo Nicolini
Paul Raffield, Shakespeare’s Imaginary Constitution 324

Eleonora Cecchin
Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, and Catherine O. Frank (eds.). Law and the jul 11, 2013 –

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