Three exemplary novels
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Three exemplary novels

El licienciado Vidriera, El casamiento engañoso, El coloquio de los perros.

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Published by Dell Pub. Co. in [New York .
Written in Spanish.

About the Book

Even more popular in their day than Don Quixote, Cervantes's Exemplary Stories (1613) blend picaresque narrative, comic irony, moral ambiguity, and sheer mirth. A nobleman undergoes a change of identity to prove his love for a mere gypsy girl; two young delinquents discover a guild of criminals which models itself on a religious brotherhood; a jealous old man imprisons his child-bride in a house which conjures up both convent and seraglio; a law graduate goes mad and believes he is made of glass, and most fantastically, talking dogs philosophize on the foibles of human society in a ward full of syphilitics. By combining the extraordinary and the ordinary, the Exemplary Stories chart new novelistic territory and demonstrate Cervantes at his most imaginative and innovative. This new translation captures the full vigor of Cervantes's wit and make available two rarely printed gems, "The Illustrious Kitchen Maid" and "The Power of Blood." - Publisher.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [159]-160.
"1160."
Text in Spanish.

Series
The Laurel language library.
Other Titles
Licienciado Vidriera., Casamiento engañoso., Coloquio de los perros.

Classifications

Library of Congress
PQ6324 .A2 1964

The Physical Object

Pagination
160 p.
Number of pages
160

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5930319M
LC Control Number
64056129
OCLC/WorldCat
896758

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