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Day 707: Don Quijote

I know. This is not the spelling of “Quixote” most people are accustomed to seeing, but it is the one used in my Norton Critical Edition, translated by Burton Raffel. 396 more words

Books

The 100 All-Time Greatest Quotes About Cats

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In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat.
—Warren Eckstein

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There is something about the presence of a cat…that seems to take the bite out of being alone. 1,828 more words

Don Quixote Pt. 1: Ch. 1-10

Good shit that happened in the first part of Don Quixote:

Don Quixote melting his brain in the midday heat.

Don Quixote getting mad at prostitutes who laughed at him for referring to them as virgins. 51 more words

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Carthage goes back in time with ‘Man of La Mancha’

Carthage College presents the Tony-Award winning musical “Man of La Mancha,” inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ beloved Spanish novel “Don Quixote.”

Read at The Kenosha News

Society And Culture

Dalla Catalogna, l'ultima impresa di San Giorgio: la giornata mondiale del libro

San Giorgio, Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare e Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. Leggende e grandi scrittori si incontrano il 23 aprile ogni anno per ricordare al mondo l’importanza della lettura. 513 more words

Eventi Letterari

Queen Letizia and King Felipe VI delivered Award "Miguel de Cervantes" 2014

In his speech, the  king  said that “as in the case of Cervantes, the novel Goytisolo overflows classical narrative structures consistent with his belief that the novel is a genre” omnivore “comprising other genres literary “while stressing that” the work of Juan Goytisolo is now recognized in Latin America for his contribution to this common heritage that is literature in Spanish language. 226 more words

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