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Law like poetry – Burnt Norton

Fitzpatrick, Peter (2001) Law like poetry – Burnt Norton. Liverpool Law Review: A Journal of Contemporary Legal and Social Policy 23 (3), pp. 285-288. ISSN 0144-932X.


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Poetry and law are usually cast in opposition but there is a little regarded dimension of responsiveness in law which would incline them towards similarity. The opposition and the similarity are amplified in various instances. Then similarity is affirmed in an involvement in the first of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, "Burnt Norton".

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School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Law
Depositing User: Sandra Plummer
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33

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