Don Quixote has a LOT of characters. Some of them are part of his small circle of family and friends, others are the many people he runs across on his adventures, and still others are the ones who tell his tale–Cervantes himself, plus a translator, an historian and the guy who ripped Cervantes off and […]
We’ve read some of Don Quixote, we’ve read criticism about the novel and its author, we’ve learned about and experimented with some of the issues of digital studies and digital humanities, and we’ve visited some places and met some people around campus that might prove helpful later. What are your biggest “takeaways” from the course?
After reading criticism on Don Quixote, writing your critical review, presenting to the class, and listening to your classmates’ presentations, I want you to reflect on the criticism out there about Don Quixote the novel and about Cervantes the author. What aspects of the novel or the author seem to interest the critics most? What […]
This week I want you to write about the chapters in Don Quixote that we read, and about the Borges story “Pierre Menard.” Both deal with readers of Don Quixote. What is the role of the reader in each? Do these perspectives make you change your ideas about reading? Which is more important in your […]
Your blog post 5, due Friday October 17th, should discuss the following: 1. You reflections on the readings–Part 1, Chapter 52 of DQ, and the article you chose about social media. Do you see any connections? 2. What you think the role of social media is in society today, and in your life. Do you […]
Reflecting on this week’s topics and readings, let’s make some connections between Don Quixote and topics surrounding original work and attribution. This time, let’s pay attention to our writing too. PLEASE give your post an original title. I am the only one allowed use “Blog Post 4” in the title 🙂 ! Don’t just address your […]