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Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes

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Bell, Aubrey. Cervantes. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1947.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Cervantes’s Don Quixote (Modern Critical Interpretations). New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2003.

Canavaggio, Jean. Cervantes. J. R. Jones, trans. New York: W.W. Norton & Company,1990.

El Saffar, Ruth, ed. Critical Essays on Cervantes. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1986.

Johnson, Carroll. Cervantes and the Material World. Urbana: University of Illinois Press,2000.

Mancing, Howard. The Chivalric World of Don Quijote: Style, Structure, and Narrative Technique. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1982.

McCrory, Donald P. No Ordinary Man: The Life and Times of Miguel de Cervantes. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2006.

Percase de Ponseti, Helena. Cervantes the Writer and Painter of Don Quijote. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1988.

Presburg, Charles. Adventures in Paradox: Don Quixote and the Western Tradition. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001.

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You Don't See the Irony?

by Lobizao, March 19, 2014

In your analysis of the second part of Don Quixote, you write: "The story of Anna Felix and Don Gregorio tempers Cervantes’s otherwise rampant racism" - Really? This is a masterpiece that has survived the centuries because of it's jawdroppingly brilliant use of irony, but you can't seem to notice the difference between the first narrator (Cide Hamete's translator) and Cervantes himself!

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Cervantes, Mariana and Mises

by Daledoez, August 30, 2016

Any analysis of Don Quixote that doesn't mention the fact that that book is, at the core, a meditation on individual liberty, monetary debasement and the moral horror of involuntary slavery, is incomplete. See the work of Eric C. Graf of Universidad Francisco Marroquín. His article-

Juan de Mariana and the Modern American Politics of Money: Salamanca, Cervantes, Jefferson, and the Austrian School

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conclusion

by ashleyelaineraby, September 19, 2016

What would be a good paragraph on conclusion for this story?