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Paperback Don Quijote: A New Translation, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism Book

ISBN: 039397281X

ISBN13: 9780393972818

Don Quijote: A New Translation, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism

(Part of the Don Quixote Series and Great Books of the Western World (#29) Series)

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"Backgrounds and Context" invites readers to explore the creative process that culminated in the publication of Don Quijote. Included are selections from works parodied by Cervantes (Amadis of Gaul and Orlando Furioso) and a portion of the spurious sequel to Part 1 written by Fernandes de Avellaneda. "Criticisms" presents fifteen major interpretations of both the novel and selected episodes, describing Cervantes' intellectual milieu, revealing how...

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The Great Cervantes And The Great Don Quijote!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote De La Mancha =The Greatest Piece Of Literature Ever Written !!End Of Discussion!! Don Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra=The Greatest Writer Who Ever Lived !!End Of Discussion!! Professor Alphonse A. Dattolo

Smollett translation

I have looked at a number of translations of Don Quixote. I don't know why this tranlation is often passed over. It is my favorite by far and I think it stands on its own as a masterpiece. I can't imagine the original language surpassing it.

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