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Don Quixote de la Mancha

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Don Quixote, originally published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, stands as Cervantes' belated but colossal literary success. A work which has achieved mythic status, it is considered to have pioneered the modern novel. Don Quixote, a poor gentleman from La Mancha, Spain, entranced by the code of chivalry, seeks romantic honor through absurd and fantastic adventures. His fevered imagination turns everyday objects into heroic opponents and stepping stones to greater glory; each exploit serves as a comic, yet disturbing commentary on the psychological struggle between reality and illusion, fact and fiction. This celebrated translation by Charles Jarvis offers a new introduction and notes which provide essential background information.

Table of Contents

Introduction


Note on the Translation


Select bibliography


A chronology of Miguel de Cervantes


Don Quixote


Explanatory notes


Product Details

ISBN:
9780192827265
Author:
Cervantes, Miguel De
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Jarvis, Charles
Author:
Cervantes, Miguel de
Author:
null, Charles
Author:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
Author:
Riley, E. C.
Author:
null, E. C.
Author:
Saavedra, Miguel De Cervantes
Author:
null, Miguel de
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Spanish & Portuguese
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p.xiii-xix.
Series:
World's classics
Series Volume:
no. 88-15
Publication Date:
19921119
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1120
Dimensions:
7.31 x 4.56 x 1.329 in 1.012 lb

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