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Don Quixote (Fictitious character)

Works: 1,061 works in 2,028 publications in 18 languages and 53,291 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Picaresque literature  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Romances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc 
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
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    Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    227 editions published between 1617 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 9,029 libraries worldwide
    "Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain."--Jacket
    Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene( Book )
    22 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 2,826 libraries worldwide
    "A direct descendant of his famous namesake, Father Quixote is a humble parish priest. By chance he is advanced to Monsignor, resulting in furor in the bishopric. Quixote and his friend Sancho Zancas, the Communist ex-mayor of the village, leave for a pilgrimage across Spain."--Audio cassette container
    Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Sound Recording )
    25 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
    Features music from the Broadway musical, Man Of La Mancha. Includes the original cast recordings from 1965
    The adventures of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    17 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
    The adventures of an idealistic country gentleman and his squire who set out, like knights of old, to search for adventure and to right wrongs
    El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    50 editions published between 1605 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
    Presents the classic early seventeenth-century Spanish novel of chivalry, depicting the exploits of a knight who attempts to bring justice and truth to the world, with background information on the author, his times, and his work
    Man of La Mancha by Asexile( visu )
    12 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
    In jail during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the enjoyment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight who decides to see life as it should be, not as it is
    Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Sound Recording )
    32 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
    The adventures of Don Quixote, a common man from La Mancha, who has convinced himself that he is a knight. With his portly peasant squire, Sancho Panza, who recognizes his master's madness but is nonetheless captivated by promises of kingdoms and riches, Don Quixote mistakes windmills for giants and flocks of sheep for armies
    Dora the Explorer ( visu )
    5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
    Ride to the rescue and share a love of reading books along the way with Lady Knight Dora, in these two knightly adventures, featuring the legendary Don Quixote!
    Don Quixote and the windmills by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
    Immersed in tales of knights and dragons and sorcerers and damsels in distress, Senor Quexada proclaims himself a knight and sets out on his first adventure against some nearby windmills that he thinks are giants
    The adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    14 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
    A travesty on knight erantry, full of ludicrous adventure, yet giving a true insight into the life and manners of Spain in the 16th century
    The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
    "Smollett's Don Quixote first appeared in 1755 and was for many years the most popular English-language version of Cervantes's masterpiece. However, soon after the start of the nineteenth century, its reputation began to suffer. Rival translators, literary hucksters, and careless scholars initiated or fed a variety of charges against Smollett - even plagiarism. For almost 130 years no publisher risked reprinting it."
    The last knight : an introduction to Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes by Will Eisner( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
    A comic-book format adaptation of Don Quixote. Quixote's selflessness and gallantry make the Man of La Mancha a legend as told by his faithful friend and servant Sancho Panza
    Transformation : understanding the three levels of masculine consciousness by Robert A Johnson( Book )
    4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
    Presenting an original and vital model for psychological development, the brilliant and pioneering author of He, She, and We offers a new understanding of the stages of personal growth through which maturity and wholeness can be achieved. Using quintessential figures from classical literature--Don Quixote, Hamlet, and Faust--Robert Johnson shows us three clearly defined stages of consciousness development. He demonstrates how the true work of maturity is to grow through these levels to the self-realized state of completion and harmony. In Johnson's view, we all reach the stages depicted by Don Quixote, Hamlet, and Faust at various times of our lives. The three represent levels of consciousness within us, each vying for dominance. Don Quixote portrays the innocent child, while Hamlet stands for our self-conscious need to act and feel in control though we have no real connection to our inner selves. Faust embodies the master of the true self, who has gained awareness by working through the stages
    The ingenious hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
    10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
    "Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading chivalry romances that he determines to turn knight-errant himself. In the company of his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, these exploits blossom in all sorts of wonderful ways. While Quixote's fancy often leads him astray - he tilts at windmills, imagining them to be giants - Sancho acquires cunning and a certain sagacity. Sane madman and wise fool, they roam the world together - and together they have haunted readers' imaginations for nearly four hundred years." "With its experimental form and literary playfulness, Don Quixote has been generally recognized as the first modern novel. The book has been enormously influential on a host of writers, from Fielding and Sterne to Flaubert, Dickens, Melville, and Faulkner, who reread it once a year, "just as some people read the Bible." This Penguin Classics edition includes John Rutherford's new translation, which does full justice to the energy and wit of Cervantes's prose, as well as a new critical introduction by Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria."--Jacket
    Madness and lust : a psychoanalytical approach to Don Quixote by Carroll B Johnson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
    The complete Don Quixote by Rob Davis( Book )
    7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
    "More than 400 years ago, Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) sent his irrepressible optimist of a hero out to tilt at windmills-- and Don Quixote and his philosophical squire, Sancho Panza, still remain among the world's most popular and entertaining figures, as well as the archetypes for the tall, thin straight man and his short, stocky comic sidekick. In this terrific adaptation of the Cervantes classic, Rob Davis uses innovative paneling and an interesting color palette to bring the Knight-Errant to life. This is sequential storytelling and art at its finest, as we follow Don Quixote on his search for adventure and chivalrous quests-- and he will not be defeated by such foes as logic, propriety, or sanity"--from publisher's web site
    Six French and English translations of Don Quixote compared : a study in the history of translation theory by Paula Luteran( Book )
    3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
    This study addresses some of the practical problems encountered in translating a literary work, whether within the same historical time frame or centuries later. Cervantes? masterpiece is carefully compared to translations in French by Cësar Oudin, Francois Filleau de Saint-Martin and Louis Viardot and in English by Thomas Shelton, Peter Motteux and John Ormsby
    Don Chisciotti and Sanciu Panza by Giovanni Meli( Book )
    3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
    Don Quixote : The Complete Version by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( file )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his dreams, Dulcinea del Toboso, has fascinated generations of readers, and inspired other creative artists such as Flaubert, Picasso and Richard Strauss. The tall, thin knight and his short, fat squire, Sancho Panza, have found their way into films, cartoons and even computer games. Supposedly intended as a parody of the most popular escapist fiction of the
    Den sindrige ridder Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( file )
    1 edition published in 2011 in Danish and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Don Quixote, for nogle gal, for andre genial, ser ikke verden, som den er, men som den burde være ifølge hans ridderidealer. Fulgt af sin væbner Sancho drager don Quixote ud på sin gode hest Rozinante for at rette uret, forsvare jomfruer i nød og bekæmpe troldmænd og onde riddere. Imellem hans drabelige dueller fletter der sig en lang række kærlighedshistorier, den ene mere moderne end den anden. De handler om forførelse, bedrag og forelskelse, kvinder, der løber hjemmefra, hvem de vil giftes med, for det middelalderlige aftaleægteskab er i opbrud. Folk, som don Quixote møder på sin vej, går ef
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