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In his version of the iconic story, Goethe has his hero say, “There are two Fausts in my soul!” And a century or so later, Camus’ lawyer narrator in The Fall puts his own first-person story under the sign of Janus, the Roman god with two faces looking in opposite directions. There is a bit of this doubleness in my friend Sandy's soul. I’ve thought for a while that his trained intuition follows a literary tune, but that his less Dionysical and more Apollonian mind points him towards history and the social sciences.
law and literature, Roe v. Wade, Poethics, Sanford Levinson
Weisberg, Richard, "Sandy’s Joyfully Divided Soul and a Glimpse at a Constitutional Poethics in View of Roe’s Leaked Demise" (2022). Online Publications. 8.