Literary executions : capital punishment and American culture, 1820-1925 /
"In Literary Executions, John Barton analyzes nineteenth-century representations of, responses to, and arguments for and against the death penalty in the United States. The author creates a generative dialogue between artistic relics and legal history. Novels, short stories, poems, and creative nonf...
|Main Author:||Barton, John Cyril,|
Baltimore, Maryland :
Johns Hopkins University Press,