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Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote (1867)

- May 10, 2017 in cervantes, don quixote, proverbs, quotes, wisdom, wit

From whole multi-paragraph excerpts to single lines, this wonderful little book dedicates itself, as the title declares, to presenting the wit and wisdom to be found in Miguel de Cervantes' masterpiece.

Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote (1867)

- May 10, 2017 in cervantes, don quixote, proverbs, quotes, wisdom, wit

From whole multi-paragraph excerpts to single lines, this wonderful little book dedicates itself, as the title declares, to presenting the wit and wisdom to be found in Miguel de Cervantes' masterpiece.

Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote (1867)

- May 10, 2017 in cervantes, don quixote, proverbs, quotes, wisdom, wit

From whole multi-paragraph excerpts to single lines, this wonderful little book dedicates itself, as the title declares, to presenting the wit and wisdom to be found in Miguel de Cervantes' masterpiece.

Picturing Don Quixote

- April 6, 2016 in Art & Illustrations, Books, don quixote, don quixote iconography, Featured Articles, gustave dore, iconography, iluustrations of don quixote, Literature, miguel de cervantes

This year sees the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, author of one of the best-loved and most frequently illustrated books in the history of literature — Don Quixote. Rachel Schmidt explores how the varying approaches to illustrating the tale have reflected and impacted its reading through the centuries.