Overview:Poethics and Other Strategies of Law and Literature - A pioneer of the the new law and literature movement narrates its central vision, which he calls poethics: the revival of jurisprudence through literary sources and techniques. He argues that lawyers, like novelists, must use language that is precise, passionate and real, in order to tell their stories clearly and persuasively. First introduced in the text is the central concept of poethics, then readings of legalistic themes in major literary works by Shakespeare, Dickens, Faulkner, Barth, Twain, Kafka and Morrison, among others, are analyzed. Later chapters move to the stories that lawyers tell, specifically focusing on Vichy France as a case study. Weisberg asks what caused the literary and legal acceptance - and even furtherance - of Nazi policies in wartime France, where both narrative fields found it possible to avoid the central reality of racial persecution.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726437-9780231074544. It was written by the following authors: Richard H. Weisberg. Book Poethics and Other Strategies of Law and Literature, which can be read online, published by the company: Columbia University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Business, Law, Poetry, Criticism, Drama, Finance. The book was published on 1992-02-19 00:00:00. It has 312 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 681 g. File for download Poethics and Other Strategies of Law and Literature has PDF format and is called poethics-and-other-strategies-of-law-and-literature.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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