Lawyers and Literature

 Reflective Engagement: Working with Stories

1-1: What Kind of Reader Are You?

1-2: Enemies of Reading

1-3: Your Assumptions about Literature

1-3A: Recommended Reading

1-4: What You Bring With You  

2-1: Reading Lawyer Stories  

2-2: Thinking About Our Lives as Stories

2-3: Working With Stories

2-4: Making Yourself a Subject of Study

Literary Texts

Frank Kafka parable, "Before the Law"

Jeremy Gilman, "The Real World School of Law," New England Review (1999)

Lowell B. Komie stories

"Centaurs," in J.S. Marcus, The Art of Cartography (Alfred A. Knopf, 1991)

"Puttermesser: Her Work History, Her Ancestry, Her Afterlife," in
Cynthia Ozick, The Puttermesser Papers (Alfred A. Knopf, 1997)

Melville's Bartleby, the Scrivener

Ivan Ilych and the Well-Worn Path

Jean-Baptiste Clamence & the Practice of Self-Deception

Pete Dexter's Paris Trout

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

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