The Lawyer in Literature (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Lawyer in Literature (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Marshall Gest

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Overview

Witty and illuminating, this survey of lawyers in literature offers insight into the features of the profession that have been absorbed into general thought. The author examines lawyers and the law as they are featured in works by Dickens, Balzac, and Scott, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411454439
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 07/12/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 270
File size: 295 KB

About the Author

John Marshall Gest (1859–1934) was a prominent Philadelphia attorney and orphans court judge. He wrote The Law and Lawyers of Pickwick (1908) and The Influence of Biblical Texts upon English Law (1910), among other books on law.

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