International Don Quixote (Textxet Studies in Comparative Literature 57)

International Don Quixote (Textxet Studies in Comparative Literature 57)

By: Reindert Dhondt (volume_editor), Theo D'Haen (volume_editor)Paperback

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Ever since its appearance, Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote has exerted a powerful influence on the artistic imagination all around the world. This cross-cultural volume offers important new readings of canonical reinterpretations of the Quixote: from Unamuno to Borges, from Ortega y Gasset to Calvino, from Mark Twain to Carlos Fuentes. But to the prestigious list of well-known authors who acknowledged Cervantes' influence, it also adds new and surprising names, such as that of Subcomandante Marcos, who gives a Cervantine twist to his Mexican Zapatista revolution. Attention is paid to successful contemporary authors such as Paul Auster and Ricardo Piglia, as well as to the forgotten voice of the Belgian writer Joseph Grandgagnage. The volume breaks new ground by taking into consideration Belgian music and Dutch translations, as well as Cervantine procedures in Terry Gilliam's Lost in La Mancha. In all, this book constitutes an indispensable guide for the further study of the Quixote's Nachleben and offers exciting proposals for rereading Cervantes.

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Contents

Preface Dagmar Vandebosch: Quixotism as a Poetic and National Project in the Early Twentieth-Century Spanish Essay Patrick Collard: A Portrait of Cervantes as "A Learned Sancho Panza": The Quixote in Ramon J. Sender's Thought before the Civil War Kristine Vanden Berghe: The Quixote in the Stories of Subcomandante Marcos Reindert Dhondt: The Intrusive Incertitude of the Quixote or the Emergence of World Literature According to Carlos Fuentes Nadia Lie: Who is the Reader of Pierre Menard? Borges on Cervantes Revisited Maria Stoopen: Cervantine Instances of Unreliability in Ricardo Piglia's "Assumed Name" Christian De Paepe: Don Quixote on Belgian Staves Hendrik van Gorp: Don Quixote in the Netherlands: Translations and Adaptations of Cervantes' Novel Lieven D'hulst: Don Quixote Travelling Through the Young Belgium Jan Herman: Did Don Quixote and Cervantes Read the Same Books? Bart Van Den Bossche: Of Humorous Heroes and Non-Existent Knights: Don Quixote in Twentieth-Century Italian Literature Ulla Musarra-Schroder: Cervantes in Paul Auster's New York Trilogy Theo D'haen: Don Quixote on the Mississippi: Twain's Modernities Brigitte Adriaensen: Getting Lost in La Mancha: The Unma(s)king of Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Notes on Contributors

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9789042025837
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 275
  • ID: 9789042025837
  • weight: 415
  • ISBN10: 9042025832

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