Journey With the Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha and his fearless followers at University of Mary Washington

Bienvenidos al nuevo semestre de Escr...

Bienvenidos al nuevo semestre de Escritura Avanzada

Bienvenidos a un nuevo semestre, y al curso de escritura avanzada, Español 413, en la Universidad de Mary Washington (Virginia, USA). Hace 3 años que no he dado este curso, debido a mis responsabilidades como Chair del Departamento de Lenguas … Continue reading

400 Years of Don Quixote- Jacquelyn A...

400 Years of Don Quixote- Jacquelyn Albanese

The exhibit in the Simpson Library was set up with the intent to educate and spread the lessons of the Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quixote. The challenge to read the entire novel is completed by few, but the work is widely respected and studied due to its impact on the literary world. The exhibit includes a […]

100 Years of Cervantes Exhibition Ess...

100 Years of Cervantes Exhibition Essay

The Simpson Library is the new home of an exhibit dedicated to Miguel De Cervantes. This exhibit is houses several books, a poster, and a small statue all representative of Cervantes. Cervantes was a famous author so we decided to use his books along with books about him to most represent him. Our display case […]

Individual Catalog Essay

Individual Catalog Essay

Matthew Beatty Dr. Lewis FSEM Digital Don Quixote December 16, 2016 Review of Cervantes Based Books      The two books that I have chosen to write about from our groups display case are called Cervantes and The Cervantes Encyclopedia. I chose these two particular books because I thought it would be interesting to compare two […]

Individual Catalog Essay

Individual Catalog Essay

Daniel Pan Digital Don Quixote Professor Lewis 12 December 2016 Catalog Essay Don Quixote’s unique personality has allowed him to withstand the four-hundred-year test of time by igniting curiosity among modern researchers. When asked to choose works of literature, art, and film to create an exhibition that accurately represents his temperament, there was a wide […]

Where it All Began

Where it All Began

This truly is where it all began. Here in La Mancha, where the adventures first started to take place lived an old man named Don Quixote. After too many books and too little sleep, Don Quixote started to lose his mind and decided that he wanted to become a knight and he set off on […]

Individual Catalog Essay

Individual Catalog Essay

Miguel de Cervantes completed the novel El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de La Mancha, commonly referred to as just Don Quixote, in the year 1615(Don Quijote De La Mancha). Even at that time, the novel was attracting a lot of attention. There was even a copycat that released a second volume of the novel before […]

What to Make of Don Quixote

What to Make of Don Quixote

At this point in the novel, people are confused by Don Quixote. It is pretty clear that he is a madman because of all of the running around and acting like a knight, but people are really unclear about whether or not they should be afraid of him or not. While some people are afraid, […]

Don Quixote and Sancho Tension

Don Quixote and Sancho Tension

In these past fews chapters, we have seen a lot more tension between Sancho and Don Quixote. Don Quixote hit him with his lance after Sancho asked him why he didn’t marry the princess. Don Quixote later apologized and once again, Sancho forgave him. This seems to be a reoccurring theme in the book thus […]

Cervantes in the Simpson Library

Cervantes in the Simpson Library

In our display case we have a total of 12 books, there’s also a poster in the background and a statue of Don Quixote in the front. Three books that stood out to me are, “Cervantes” by Francisco Navarro Ledesma, “Bloom’s Modern Critical Views: Miguel De Cervantes” by Harold Bloom and “The Interludes of Cervantes” […]