Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press
Graf argues that the doubts expressed by both historicists and postmodernists regarding the progressive nature of Don Quijote are exaggerated. Neither do interpretations that abstain from this debate by emphasizing authorial ambivalence or positioning the novel at a crossroads seem as responsible as they once did. Beyond these skeptical and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Studies that connect the Spanish 17th and 20th centuries usually do so through a conservative lens, assuming that the blunt imperialism of the early modern age, endlessly glorified by Franco's dictatorship, was a constant in the Spanish imaginary. This book, by contrast, recuperates the thriving, humanistic vision of the Golden
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-08 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
A groundbreaking cultural history of the most influential, most frequently translated, and most imitated novel in the world. The year 2015 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the publication of the complete Don Quixote of La Mancha—an ageless masterpiece that has proven unusually fertile and endlessly adaptable. Flaubert was inspired
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
This volume contains seven sections, exploring in depth Cervantes's life and how the trials, tribulations, and hardships endured influenced his writing. Cervantistas from numerous countries, offer their expertise with the most up-to-date research and interpretations to complete this wide-ranging, but detailed, compendium.