Kenji Yoshino, The City and the Poet, 114 Yale L. J. (2005) (suggested by M).
Law and Literature Books
Guyora Binder & Robert Weisberg, Literary Criticism of the Law (2000) (The Weisberg/Binder book is "Literary Criticisms of Law" and is about the application of literary hermeneutic techniques to the law.; suggested by Jeff Lipshaw and Dan Markel).
Peter Brooks, Troubling Confessions (2000) (suggested by Frank Pasquale).
Richard Posner, Law and Literature: A misunderstood Relation (1988) (As to their canonical status, I cannot say. I did enjoy reading the Posner one years ago--it has the virtue of clarity. If I'm not mistaken, Posner was actually an English major at Yale when he was an undergrad; suggested by Dan Markel).
James Boyd White, The Legal Imagination: Studies in the Nature of Legal Thought and Expression (1973) (suggested by Frank Pasquale).
James Boyd White, Heracles' Bow: Essays On The Rhetoric & Poetics Of The Law (1989) (suggested by Frank Pasquale).
Daniel Solove's website for the Law & Humanities Institute: http://www.lawandhumanities.net. (includes subpages on General Resources (websites, syllabi, etc.), List of Literary Works About the Law, Chronological Bibliography of Works About Law & Literature (1982-present) and a Bibliography of Law & Literature Scholarship About Particular Writers; suggested by Daniel Solove).