Country judge: a novel of Chile. Translated from the Spanish by Lesley Byrd Simpson. With a foreword by Arturo Torres-Ríoseco.


Berkeley, University of California Press, 1968 [id est 1967] .

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Standard Title Juez rural. English
Subjects Chile -- Fiction.
Chile.
Country life -- Fiction.
Country life.
Judges -- Fiction.
Judges.
Juges -- Chili -- Romans.
NOVELAS CHILENAS.
Vie rurale -- Chili -- Romans.
Description x, 143 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date 1968 [id est 1967]
Notes Translation of Un juez rural.
Summary Un juez rural (1924; Country Judge: A Novel of Chile) was thought by some Chilean readers to be an autobiographical account of a period Prado spent as a district judge. The work is generally viewed as a critique of prejudice and injustice. Its protagonist, a judge without a law degree or any formal judicial training, uses common sense, his conscience, and a simple belief in what is just to resolve disputes, but finds himself viciously attacked for his views. Rather than being a narrow, denunciatory work, however, Un juez rural manifests a sense of humor and optimism. --www.enotes.com.
Genre Fiction.
Geographic Area Chile
Network Numbers (OCoLC)280318
(OCoLC)ocm00280318
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Prado, Pedro, 1886-1952.
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