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The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; T Smollett
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2001.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de la Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they wend their way across sixteenth-century Spain. This edition reproduces the acclaimed Tobias Smollett translation; as Salman Rushdie declares, "To my mind, this is the only English rendering of the Quixote that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picaresque literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; T Smollett
ISBN: 037575699X 9780375756993
OCLC Number: 45620650
Description: xxvii, 1132 pages : 1 illustration ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Other Titles: Don Quixote.
Don Quixote
Responsibility: Miguel de Cervantes ; translated by Tobias Smollett ; introduction by Carlos Fuentes ; notes by Stephanie Kirk.
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Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de la Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they wend their way across sixteenth-century Spain. This edition reproduces the acclaimed Tobias Smollett translation; as Salman Rushdie declares, "To my mind, this is the only English rendering of the Quixote that reads like a great novel, a novel of immense daring, much wildness and many colours. It releases Don Quixote from the grey academic prison of many more recent translations, unleashing him upon the English language in all his brilliant, foolish glory." This edition also contains new endnotes.--From publisher description.

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