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Ulysses as Deodand: Books, Automobiles, and the Law of Forfeiture

Robert Spoo

in Joyce and the Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054742
eISBN:
9780813053301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054742.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Departing from critical predecessors, this essay treats Ulysses as the protagonist of sorts in James Joyce's battles against suppression. The essays shows that the material book "stood accused as a ... More


Material Culture and Social Display: From the Mid-Thirteenth Century to the Beginning of the Fifteenth

David A. Hinton

in Gold and Gilt, Pots and Pins: Possessions and People in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264537
eISBN:
9780191919299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264537.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The trend towards increasing secular interest in jewellery was probably maintained throughout the thirteenth century, though precise dating of individual pieces remains difficult. With only small ... More


Property in Chattels Personal

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the history of the law governing movable chattels, which was different from the law of real property and of chattels real (such as leases of land). The basic principles changed ... More


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