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Love and the Law in Cervantes Roberto González Echevarría

Love and the Law in Cervantes

Roberto González Echevarría

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781281730985
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292 pages
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The consolidation of law and the development of legal writing during Spains Golden Age not only helped that country become a modern state but also affected its great literature. In this fascinating book, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria explores theMoreThe consolidation of law and the development of legal writing during Spains Golden Age not only helped that country become a modern state but also affected its great literature. In this fascinating book, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria explores the works of Cervantes, showing how his representations of love were inspired by examples of human deviance and desire culled from legal discourse. Gonzalez Echevarria describes Spains new legal policies, legislation and institutions, and explains how, at the same time, its literature became filled with love stories derived from classical and medieval sources. Examining the ways that these legal and literary developments interacted in Cervantess work, he sheds new light on Don Quixote and other writings.