Ravit Reichman does research in the 20th-century British novel; law and literature; modernism; literary theory; psychoanalysis; literature and the emotions; narrative and memory; and literary responses to war.

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Ravit Reichman is the author of The Affective Life of Law: Legal Modernism & the Literary Imagination (Stanford University Press, 2009), which examines responses to trauma and war in fictional and legal texts. She is currently working on a book about the modern relation to property in literature and law. Her articles on Holocaust testimony, law & culture, colonial law, and capital punishment, as well as on writers like Albert Camus, Virginia Woolf, and James Joyce, have been published in such journals as South Atlantic Quarterly, Law, Culture, & the Humanities, ARIEL, American Imago, NOVEL, and Studies in Law, Politics, and Society.

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RAVIT REICHMAN, Ph.D. Yale University, 2003M.Phil. Oxford University, 1996B.A., Georgetown University, 1994
Associate Professor of English
Phone: +1 401 863 3562
E-mail: Ravit_Reichman@brown.edu

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