Don Quixote

byMiguel De Cervantes SaavedraTranslated byTom Lathrop

April 5, 2011|
Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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Complete and unabridged, Don Quixote is the epic tale of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza. Their picaresque adventures in the world of seventeenth-century Spain form the basis of one of the great treasures of Western literature.
 
In a new translation that “comes closest, among the modern translations, to the simple, intimate, direct style that characterizes Cervantes’ narrative,”* Don Quixote is a novel that is both immortal satire of an outdated chivalric code and a biting portrayal of an age in which nobility was a form of madness.
 
*John J. Allen, Professor Emeritus of Spanish, University of Kentucky and Past President of the Cervantes Society of America
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra was born in Spain in 1547 to a family once proud and influential but now fallen on hard times. His father, a poor barber-surgeon, wandered up and down Spain in search of work. Educated as a child by the Jesuits in Seville, the creator of Don Quixote grew up to follow the career of a professional soldier. He...
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Title:Don Quixote
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:1072 pages, 6.81 X 4.25 X 1.55 in
Shipping dimensions:1072 pages, 6.81 X 4.25 X 1.55 in
Published:April 5, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451531810

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