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”.
|Title of host publication||Riel's Defence|
|Subtitle of host publication||Perspectives on His Speeches|
|Editors||Hans V Hansen|
|Place of Publication||Canada|
|Publisher||McGill Queens University Press|
|Number of pages||23|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches|
AUTHERS, B. (2014). An Insane and Irresponsible Government: Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility. In H. V. Hansen (Ed.), Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches (1 ed., pp. 224-246). (Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches). Canada: McGill Queens University Press.