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William Ian Miller

William Ian Miller

Thomas G. Long Professor of Law
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1985-


Publications

Forthcoming Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Books

  • Hrafnkel or the Ambiguities: Hard Cases, Hard Choices. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
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  • "Why is your axe bloody?": A Reading of Njáls Saga. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
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  • Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2011.
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  • Audun and the Polar Bear: Luck, Law, and Largesse in a Medieval Tale of Risky Business. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2008.
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  • Eye for an Eye. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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  • Faking It. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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  • The Mystery of Courage. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000.
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  • Co-translator. The Complete Sagas of Icelanders, Including 49 Tales, by V. Hreinsson, editor. P. Acker et al., co-translators. Reykjavík, Iceland: Leifur Eiríksson Publishing, 1997.
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  • The Anatomy of Disgust. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997.
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  • Humiliation: And Other Essays on Honor, Social Discomfort and Violence. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1993.
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  • Bloodtaking and Peacemaking. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.
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  • Co-translator. Law and Literature in Medieval Iceland: Ljósvetninga Saga and Valla-Ljóts Saga. T. M. Anderson, co-translator. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1989.
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Book Chapters

  • "Dégoût." In Passion Sociales. 1st ed., edited by Gloria Origgi. 162-8. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2019.
  • "Where's Iceland?" In The Making of Europe: Essays in Honour of Robert Bartlett, edited by J. Hudson and S. Crumplin, 76-95. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2016.
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  • "Do I disgust you? (or, rather, you me?) – Mes frères, mes sœurs, mes semblables?" In Le dégoût: Histoire, langage, esthétique et politique d'une émotion plurielle, edited by M. Delville, A. Norris, and V. von Hoffmann, 149-61. Liège, Belgium: Presses universitaires de Liège, 2016.
  • "Conscience, Interest, Side-Switching, and Laxdæla Saga." In The Creation of Medieval Northern Europe: Christianisation, Social Transformations, and Historiography; Essays in Honour of Sverre Bagge, edited by L. Melve and S. Sønnesyn, 373-88. Oslo: Dreyer Forlag, 2012.
  • "The Messenger." In Frieden stiften: Vermittlung und Konfliktlösung vom Mittelalter bis heute, edited by G. Althoff, 19-36. Darmstadt, Germany: WBG, 2011.
  • "Threat." In Feud, Violence and Practice: Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White, edited by B. S. Tuten and T. L. Billado, 9-28. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, 2010.
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  • "Hatred." In The Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences, edited by D. Sander and K. R. Scherer, 203-4. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
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  • "Deceit in War and Trade." In The Philosophy of Deception, edited by C. Martin, 49-66. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
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  • "Home and Homelessness in the Middle of Nowhere." In Home and Homelessness in the Medieval and Renaissance World, edited by N. Howe, 125-42. Notre Dame, Ind.: University Notre Dame Press, 2004.
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  • "Weak Legs: Misbehavior before the Enemy." In Demokratie, Recht und soziale Kontrolle im klassischen Athen, edited by D. Cohen and E. Müller-Luckner, 15-35. Schriften des Historischen Kollegs, 49. Munich: Oldenbourg, 2002.
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  • "In Defense of Revenge." In Medieval Crime and Social Control, edited by B. A. Hanawalt and D. Wallace, 70-89. Medieval Cultures, 16. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.
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  • "Gluttony." In Wicked Pleasures: Meditations on the Seven "Deadly" Sins, edited by R. C. Solomon, 19-49. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1999.
  • "Fear, Weak Legs, and Running Away: A Soldier's Story." In The Passions of Law, edited by S. A. Bandes, 241-64. Critical America. New York: New York University Press, 1999.
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  • "Sheep, Joking, Cloning and the Uncanny." In Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies about Human Cloning, edited by M. C. Nussbaum and C. R. Sunstein, 78-87. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998.
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  • "Clint Eastwood and Equity: Popular Culture's Theory of Revenge." In Law in the Domains of Culture, edited by A. Sarat and T. R. Kearns, 161-202. Amherst Series in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998.
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  • "Hœnsa-Þóris Saga." In Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia, edited by P. Pulsiano and K. Wolf: 309-10. New York: Garland, 1993.
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  • "Sagas and Emotions." In From Sagas to Society, edited by G. Pálsson. Middlesex, U.K.: Hisarlik Press, 1992.
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  • "Central Feud in Njáls Saga." In Sagas of the Icelanders, edited by J. Tucker, 292-365. New York: Garland, 1989.
  • "Diebstahl, England." In Lexikon des Mittelalters, 992-3. Munich: Artemis, 1985.
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Journal Articles


Reviews


Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Losing It." Mich. Q. Rev. 50, no. 2 (2011): 153-67. (Excerpted from his book Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2011.)
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  • "Shedding a Tear." Law Quad. Notes 46, no. 3/47, no. 1 (2004): 88-9. (Excerpted from his book Faking It. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.)
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  • "Moral Courage and Civility." Law Quad. Notes 44, no. 3 (2001): 8-9. (Excerpted from his book The Mystery of Courage. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000.)
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  • "Rescue and the War Story." Law Quad. Notes 44, no. 1 (2001): 64-7. (Excerpted from The Mystery of Courage. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000.)
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