Pena De Muerte, Peso de La Ley, Justicia Simbólica y Cultura Jurídica Escocesa En ‘El Weir De Hermiston’ De Robert Louis Stevenson (Death Penalty, Force of the Law, Symbolic Justice and Scottish Legal Culture in Robert Louis Stevenson's ‘Weir of Hermiston’)

21 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2017 Last revised: 29 Nov 2017

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Iker Nabaskues

University of the Basque Country - Faculty of Law

Date Written: November 8, 2017

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: La novela Weir de Hermiston del autor escocés Robert Louis Stevenson es una valiosa fuente para el análisis del campo del Derecho y Literatura (Law and Literature). En la obra del autor escocés se retratan personajes basados en importantes juristas de la historia de Escocia y se plasma una cultura jurídica con fuertes influencias de la Escuela de la Ilustración Escocesa, proyectando sobre la novela un sentido de la justicia particular, ambiguo y sutil característicos tanto de Escocia como del genial escritor y moralista.

English Abstract: Robert Louis Stevenson´s novel Weir of Hermiston is an interesting source for the analysis from the Law and Literature approach. Stevenson shows characters based on important jurists in the Scottish history and a legal culture rooted in the Scottish enlightenment tradition, projecting on the novel a particular, ambiguous and subtle sense of justice, characteristic of Scotland and the great writer and moralist.

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Keywords: Justicia, Cultura Jurídica, Weir de Hermiston, Covenanter, Ilustración Escocesa, Justice, Legal Culture, Weir of Hermiston, Scottish Enlightenment

Suggested Citation

Nabaskues, Iker, Pena De Muerte, Peso de La Ley, Justicia Simbólica y Cultura Jurídica Escocesa En ‘El Weir De Hermiston’ De Robert Louis Stevenson (Death Penalty, Force of the Law, Symbolic Justice and Scottish Legal Culture in Robert Louis Stevenson's ‘Weir of Hermiston’) (November 8, 2017). Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 7, No. 6, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3067289

Iker Nabaskues (Contact Author)

University of the Basque Country - Faculty of Law ( email )

Manuel de Lardizabal 2
Donostia, San Sebastián 20014
Spain

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