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The history of Don Quixote de la Mancha

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; John Ormsby
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, ©1952.
Series: Great books of the Western world, v. 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The adventures of a middle-aged Spanish hidalgo who, under the influence of chivalric romances, sets out under the assumed name of Don Quixote to revive the chivalric tradition and improve the world. He is accompanied in his quest by his down-to-earth squire, Sancho Panza.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Picaresque literature
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
History of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, ©1952
(OCoLC)988157974
Named Person: Quixote, Don (Fictitious character); Quixote, Don (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; John Ormsby
ISBN: 0852291639 9780852291634
OCLC Number: 10214039
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Notes: Nineteenth printing, 1971.
Description: xvi, 429 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world, v. 29.
Other Titles: Don Quixote.
Don Quixote de la Mancha
Responsibility: Miguel de Cervantes ; translated by John Ormsby.

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The adventures of a middle-aged Spanish hidalgo who, under the influence of chivalric romances, sets out under the assumed name of Don Quixote to revive the chivalric tradition and improve the world. He is accompanied in his quest by his down-to-earth squire, Sancho Panza.

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