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Don Quixote : the Ormsby translation, revised, backgrounds and sources, criticism

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; John Ormsby; Joseph Ramon Jones; Kenneth Douglas
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [1981] ©1981
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Don Quixote is a middle-aged man living in 16th century La Mancha in Spain who is obsessed with romance novels involving chivalry. He arms himself to defend the weak and vanquish the wicked. The two-part novel is the story of his many and often very humorous adventures. The novel is rated as one of the premier works of Western literature and is the source of the popular terms "tilting at windmills" and "quixotic"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Adventure fiction
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; John Ormsby; Joseph Ramon Jones; Kenneth Douglas
ISBN: 9780393090185 0393090183 9780393045147 0393045145
OCLC Number: 5353058
Description: xiii, 1003 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Don Quixote.
Responsibility: Miguel de Cervantes ; edited by Joseph R. Jones and Kenneth Douglas.

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Don Quixote is a middle-aged man living in 16th century La Mancha in Spain who is obsessed with romance novels involving chivalry. He arms himself to defend the weak and vanquish the wicked. The two-part novel is the story of his many and often very humorous adventures. The novel is rated as one of the premier works of Western literature and is the source of the popular terms "tilting at windmills" and "quixotic" for one's pursuit of something purely fanciful.

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