Catalog description: "Cervantes’ Don Quixote is, without question, the most influential literary work written in the Spanish language. This course uses a modern English translation of Cervantes, and all readings, assignments, and discussions are in English. Class sessions will situate Don Quixote in its historical and global context and identify twenty-first century instances of quixotism and neo-chivalric romance."
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Portrait: Miguel de Cervantes
On the left, Don Quixote de la Mancha and Sancho Panza, 1863 by Gustave Dore and on the right, Don Quixote by Pablo Picasso, 1955. Source: Wikipedia. org
Title page of first edition, 1605. Originally Don Quixote was part of "El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote De la Mancha" (The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha). Compare this to the new 2003 translation by Edith Grossman which is available at most Pitt libraries.
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