Don Quixote among the Saracens : a clash of civilizations and literary genres (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Don Quixote among the Saracens : a clash of civilizations and literary genres

Author: Frederick A De Armas
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2011] 2014. ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The fictional Don Quixote was constantly defeated in his knightly adventures. In writing Quixote's story, however, Miguel Cervantes succeeded in a different kind of quest - the creation of a modern novel that 'conquers' and assimilates countless literary genres. Don Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes's work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick A De Armas
ISBN: 9781442696105 1442696109
OCLC Number: 870652541
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Literature) 2011
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 237 pages) : illustrations
Contents: I. Pillars of Genre/Ghosts of Empire: An Introduction --
II. A Pythagorean Parody of Chivalry --
III. Questioning Quaternities --
IV. An Arab's Audacious Pastoral --
V. Magics of the Defeated --
VI. Clues to a Narrative --
VII. Greek Interlace --
Italian Interweaving --
VIII. Palinurus and the Pleiades --
IX. Don Quixote among the Saracens --
X. Thymos and its Chariot.
Responsibility: Frederick A. de Armas.
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Don Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes's work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated Golden Age Spain.  Read more...

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'Cervantes is a master at throwing curves; de Armas is a master at catching new ironies in a literary classic. The combination is extraordinarily rich and winning. Highly recommended.' -- E.H. Read more...

 
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