Poethics, and Other Strategies of Law and Literature
Lawyers, like novelists, must use language that is precise, passionate, and real, in order to tell their stories clearly and persuasively. Richard Weisberg, one of the pioneers of the dynamic new Law and Literature movement, offers this lively collection of closely linked essays exemplifying the field's now influential strategies. Weisberg here names and narrates the central vision of Law and Literature, which he calls poethics: the revival of jurisprudence through literary sources and techniques.
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Weisberg has skillfully woven together two seemingly distant subjects. As he explains, "poetic ethics, or . . . poethics . . . endeavors nothing less than to fill the ethical void in which legal ... Read full review