The Resource The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote, (electronic resource)

The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote, (electronic resource)

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The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote
Title
The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote
Statement of responsibility
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ; translated by Edith Grossman ; with a new introduction by Harold Bloom
Title variation
Don Quixote
Creator
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant have found its way into films, cartoons and even computer games. Intended as a parody of the most popular escapist fiction, the 'books of chivalry', this precursor of the modern novel broadened and deepened into a sophisticated, comic account of the contradictions of human nature
Summary
The first European novel, and one of the greatest, is a marvellously comic study of delusion and its consequences: Don Quixote, the old gentleman of La Mancha, takes to the road in search of adventure and remains undaunted in the face of repeated disaster
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2003.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122886
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1547-1616
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
Dewey number
863/.3
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1410
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1721-1771
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smollett, T.
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Don Quixote (Fictitious character)
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11392221
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781848704749
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11392221
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11392221
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781848704749
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11392221
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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