Selections From Don Quixote

Author: Miguel de Cervantes [Saavedra]
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486117677
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How Don Quixote was knighted, his valiant battle with the windmills, and much more. English translations on facing pages of original Spanish text capture the flavor and romance of this literary masterpiece.

Neo Stoicism And Skepticism In Part One Of Don Quijote

Author: Daniel Lorca
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498522661
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This book explains how Cervantes took advantage of the moral aspects of neo-stoicism and skepticism to remove the authority of the romances of chivalry, which was a popular genre during his time. By comparing and contrasting current moral systems to the moral theories of Cervantes’s time, the book also explains why his strategy, which would have been instantly recognizable during the period, is no longer effective.

Don Quijote

Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
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Miguel De Cervantes S Don Quixote

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143813343X
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The origins of the novel can be traced to this picaresque tale of an errant knight and his comical sidekick. The new edition of the invaluable reference will aid students, writers, and readers seeking the strongest contemporary criticism of Miguel de Cervantes's beloved work. Helpful features include a bibliography, a chronology of the author's life, and an index, along with an informative introductory essay by Yale literature professor Harold Bloom.

Don Quixote Among The Saracens

Author: Frederick A. de Armas
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442696117
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The fictional Don Quixote was constantly defeated in his knightly adventures. In writing Quixote's story, however, Miguel Cervantes succeeded in a different kind of quest — the creation of a modern novel that ‘conquers’ and assimilates countless literary genres. /spanDon Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes's work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated Golden Age Spain. Frederick A. de Armas unravels an essential mystery of one of world literature's best known figures: why Quixote sets out to revive knight errantry, and why he comes to feel at home only among the Moorish ‘Saracens,’ a people whom Quixote feared at the beginning of the novel. De Armas also reveals Quixote's inner conflicts as both a Christian who vows to battle the infidel, but also a secret Saracen sympathizer. While delving into genre theory, Don Quixote among the Saracens adds a new dimension to our understandings of Spain's multicultural history.

Don Quixote

Author: Howard Mancing
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313333477
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Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker!Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker! Unwillingly drawn into the Country of Hearts, Alice decides to make the Clocktower her home. However, the volatile relationship between Alice and Julius the Clockmaker does not make her stay easy. Just when she thinks she's had enough, other players who vie for Alice's heart enter the picture: the dream demon Nightmare, and the dashing Ace of Hearts. Who will Alice choose?

The Humble Story Of Don Quixote

Author: Cesáreo Bandera
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 0813214521
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In this original study by Cesáreo Bandera, the intimate connection between the simplicity and humility of the story and its greatness is explored. Other comparisons are also made: the story of the picaresque rogue, on the one hand, and the psychological insights of the pastoral novel, on the other.