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22 aprile 1616 – 22 aprile 2016: 400 anni dalla morte di Miguel de Cervantes

Be’, come tutti i bravi studenti di letteratura sanno bene la ricorrenza era ieri – solo un giorno prima di quella shakesperiana – ma forse l’importante è non dimenticarsi della morte, 400 anni fa, di un altro mostro, gigante della letteratura mondiale: …
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Int'l Book Day: Jordi Gracia's "Cervantes"

Jordi Gracia, Miguel de Cervantes. La Conquista de la Ironia. Una Biografía , 2016, 400 p.

Publisher’s summary:

This biography wants to take off some of the dust of 400 years of history that have settled on Cervantes; it wants to bring near to us his human and emotional dimension, his condition of a firm man of weapons and an inexhaustible man of letters, a unique writer – and also his carried away vitality, his defence of women, and his quest to understand existence as nobody had understood it until then: at the modern crossroads of irony. 256 more words

400 Years Ago (Cervantes & Shakespeare)

Today it’s been 400 years ago that Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra died. And tomorrow it’ll be 400 years ago that William Shakespeare died.

I’m not in generally for remembering when anybody died or even was born, no matter how famous but it was a bit difficult to avoid noticing these dates… 445 more words

English Literature

Perfil biográfico: Miguel de Cervantes

MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA 

(Alcalá de Henares, 1557 – Madrid, 1616).

— Por el 400 aniversario de su muerte —

Cervantes, considerado como uno de los más grandes de la literatura occidental y el más grande de la literatura castellana, vivió y murió pobre. 1,145 more words

Literature

Spanish Food Idioms in Don Quixote - En todas partes cuecen habas

For fans of 17th century literature April 2016 is a seminal month, for it marks 400 years since the death of two literary giants: William Shakespeare… 637 more words

Spanish Culture

El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha

Desde hace un par de años tenía en mi estantería de “libros a leer con prioridad” una edición de bolsillo con las dos partes de “El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha” publicada por la Casa del Libro en 2004 con motivo del cuarto centenario de la publicación de la primera parte (1605). 963 more words

Books

3 Day Quote Challenge: Day #2

(Check out Day #1 and Judith at ReadandReview2016 to see what this is all about.)

My quote for Day #2 comes from Don Quixote. If you’ve been reading along here then you know that I (finally) finished… 236 more words