The Cambridge Companion to Cervantes / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Cervantes / Edition 1

by Anthony J. Cascardi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521663873

ISBN-13: 9780521663878

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Don Quixote de la Mancha is one of the classic texts of Western literature, yet Cervantes remains an enigmatic figure. This Companion is a comprehensive treatment of Cervantes' life and work. Essays by outstanding Hispanistas cover the historical and political context of Cervantes' writing, his place in Renaissance culture, and the role of Don Quixote in the formation

Overview

Don Quixote de la Mancha is one of the classic texts of Western literature, yet Cervantes remains an enigmatic figure. This Companion is a comprehensive treatment of Cervantes' life and work. Essays by outstanding Hispanistas cover the historical and political context of Cervantes' writing, his place in Renaissance culture, and the role of Don Quixote in the formation of the modern novel. The volume provides suggestions for further reading, a detailed chronology and a guide to electronic resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521663878
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. Introduction Anthony J. Cascardi; Translations and editions; List of Cervantes' works; 2. Historical and political background B. W. Ife; 3. Cervantes and the Italian Renaissance Frederick A. de Armas; 4. Don Quixote and the invention of the novel Anthony J. Cascardi; 5. The influence of Cervantes Alexander Welsh; 6. Cervantes' other fiction Mary Malcolm Gaylord; 7. Works for the stage Melveena Mckendrick; 8. Humor and violence Adrienne L. Martín; 9. Psyche and gender Anne Cruz; 10. Cervantes and the New World Diana de Armas Wilson; Appendix: List of electronic resources Anthony J. Cascardi.

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