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Don Quixote (Wordsworth Classics)

Don Quixote (Wordsworth Classics)

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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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. Annotation Retells the adventures of an eccentric Spanish country gentleman and his companion who set out as a knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil. Editorial Reviews As in Williams's Greek Myths for Young Children and Joseph and His Mag ... See more
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