"An Insane and Irresponsible Government": Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility

Benjamin Authers

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    Abstract

    This chapter examines the language of responsibility and insanity deployed in Louis Riel’s “case” and considers how representation of Riel’s mental state came to illustrate disparate form of “responsibility knowledge”.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRiel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches
    Editors Hans Vilhelm Hansen
    Place of PublicationCanada
    PublisherMcGill-Queen's University Press
    Pages224-246
    Edition1
    ISBN (Print)9780773543355
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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