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Review of María José Falcón y Tella, The Law in Cervantes and Shakespeare.

by Christina G. Waldman


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Review of María José Falcón y Tella, The Law in Cervantes and Shakespeare.

Review of María José Falcón y Tella, The Law in Cervantes and Shakespeare.
Translation by Dierdre B. Jerry of El Derecho en Cervantes y Shakespeare (Marcial Pons, 2021). Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2021.

by Christina G. Waldman
June 7, 2024

“In the Spanish-speaking world, María José Falcón y Tella stands out among those authors who have studied the theme of law and literature in its diverse modalities,” writes Carla Forelli, Professor of Legal Philosophy, University of Bologna, in her foreword to Falcón y Tella’s The Law in Cervantes and Shakespeare (xiii). Falcón y Tella is the author of Derecho y Literature (2015; translated into English as Law and Literature [Brill, 2016]). In her foreword, Forelli refers to Derecho y Literature as “one of the greatest contemporary European studies on law and literature” (xiii). Read more…>>