Poethics and Other Strategies of Law and Literature (Hardcover)

By Richard H. Weisberg, Leon A. Weisberg

Perseus (for Columbia University Press), 9780231074544, 332pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1992

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Description

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.