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Snippet: William Egginton's "The Man Who Invented Fiction"

William Egginton, The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World, 2016, 272 p.

The publisher’s summary can be found here, where there are also some snippets of peer reviews; some reviews by the general press (gist: they like the book though they doubt its central thesis): 83 more words

Miguel De Cervantes

Book of the Week #21:

Don Quixote,

by Miguel de Cervantes

When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness — and the maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!

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Quote of the Week

For her sake I left my father’s house, and for her sake I put on these clothes, in order to follow her wherever she might go, as the arrow follows its mark or the sailor his star.

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10,000 Documents Make Up New Miguel de Cervantes Archive

The Cervantes Institute has released a digital archive of materials related to Miguel de Cervantes. It’s free. The original article is in Spanish which I’m Google Translating – I apologize for butchering the quote. 87 more words

New Resources

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Joaquin Baldomero Fernandez-Espartero Alvarez de Toro.
General español y hobre extremadamente duro en el trato,valoraba la lealtad de sus compañeros de armas.Fue el unico militar español con tratamiento de alteza real . 160 more words

New on 500px : Espartero by manubili10 by manubili10

Joaquin Baldomero Fernandez-Espartero Alvarez de Toro.
General español y hobre extremadamente duro en el trato,valoraba la lealtad de sus compañeros de armas.Fue el unico militar español con tratamiento de alteza real . 160 more words