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Best Book Ever: Don Quixote | Theory Of Irony

Originally posted on Theory Of Irony.

The real life exploits of famed author Miguel de Cervantes (1547 – 1616) outdid any character of fiction.  Though he was surely born near Madrid, about his youth we know only murky rumors of a duel which forced him to flee the country.  277 more words

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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (Translated by John Ormsby), Volume II

Well, my resolve to finish the second part of Don Quixote more quickly than the first has utterly failed; it took just under a month to finish Volume 1, and here I have taken more than a month to read Volume 2. 359 more words

2015 Classic Reading List

Writing Tip #37: Write How You Speak

Miguel de Cervantes, the man who brought us Don Quixote (a long read, but worthwhile) was full of pithy quotes. This is one of my favorite. 53 more words

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DIA DE PORTUGAL, DIA DE CAMÕES

“A NOSSA PÁTRIA” – um livro (raro) com arte de E. T. Coelho

Por causa do dia de Camões e de Portugal, que amanhã se comemora — e que à luz dos tempos incertos e conturbados que vivemos, sem grandes esperanças de futuro, à mercê de outras “dominações” estrangeiras, devia ser considerado o mais importante feriado nacional —, resolvemos expor na nossa… 613 more words

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I DON'T BELIEVE THIS DREAM IS POSSIBLE. —Roland Vikre

The story begins in the small Spanish town of La Mancha. There, a middle-aged, otherwise rational thinking gentleman Alonso Quixano takes his passion for books—particularly chivalric romances—to a delusional, sense subverted level. 253 more words

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“I believe there’s no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.” – Miguel de Cervantes

3 Quotes - Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish soldier, novelist, poet, playwright, accountant

born (assumed):
September 29, 1547 in Alcalá de Henares, Spain
died:
April 22, 1616 in Madrid, Spain… 48 more words

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