Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ☆ 0 REVIEWEven as education became widespread among the lower The arrogance of the Duke and the Duchess in the Second Part highlights these class distinctions Likewise prevailing of Sancho and Teresa Panza s wisdom at the end of the novel is a
VICTORY FOR OLD FASHIONED GOODNESS ANDfor old fashioned goodness and in the face of a world that makes people practical but petty Finally Cervantes who was briefly excommunicated from the Catholic church in 1587 discusses the church in the novel as well Sancho s self identification as an old Christian in particular informs the new morality he epresentsI buy into this This book was coherent humane and witty A shame that the first book has put many people off from eading the second It s hard to make a summary of what I liked about this Even daring than its first part Cervantes must deal with the elease of a fake second part and the intertextuality becomes deeper as the layers between eality and fantasy eraseWe can witness the transformation of uixote in a sane man but also dwell into secondary motives like the conformation of a government the motives of carnival and theatrical epresentation in two opportunities the way the characters seem to Treat Don Uixote Is No Don uixote is no compassive or amazed they are aware of his adventuries and some take advantage of his nobility by tricking him into persuading Sancho of hitting himself in order to disenchant Dulcinea or to talk to a statue of a head that will unveil all the secrets by criptically answering to his uestions etc In many ways it s a eaffirmation of Cervantes authory and wit as well as a new challenge to show us how he is capable of ewriting and aluding to episodes of the fake novel by giving them place And the diversity of thoughts as much as the various perspectives presented aren t so innocent any I still think it s amazing how he found any excuse to incorporate the discourse of his contemporaries into it something you might not notice much unless you have notes but some of it is ecognizable for the people familiar with the basics of 16 17th century spanish literature and some of its popular tradition I first finished Part I of Don uixote fifty years ago and although I never got around to eading Part II over the years I managed to convince myself that I had I suspect this may be true of many other eaders as well for when people share their favorite parts of the story they invariably ment There s a emedy for everything except death andHolding the power and the staff I ll do whatever I want andThey ll come for wool and go back shorn and whenThe lucky man has nothing to worry aboutThe foolish emarks of the ich man pass for wisdom in the worldfrom the ich collection of Sancho Panza s proverbsI ead somewhere how you should ead D three times in your lifetime the first time it will make you laugh the second time it ll make you think and the third time it will make you cry I obviously need to ead it one time to fully. Nioso caballero don uijote de la Mancha y consta de 74 capítulos En el prólogo Cervantes se defiende irónicamente de las acusaciones del lopista Avellaneda y se lamenta de la dificultad del arte de novelar la fantasía se vuelve tan insaciable como un perro hambriento En la novela se juega con diversos planos de la ealidad al incluir dentro de ella la edición de la primera parte del uijote y posteriormente la de la apócrifa Segunda parte ue los personajes han leído Cervantes se defiende de las inverosimilitudes ue se han encontrado en la primera parte como la misteriosa eaparición del ucio de Sancho después de ser obado por Ginés de Pasamonte y el destino de los dineros encontrados en una maleta de Sierra Morena etcAsí pues en esta segunda entrega don uijote y Sancho son conscientes del éxito editorial de la primera parte de sus aventuras y ya son célebres De hecho algunos de los personajes ue aparecerán en lo sucesivo han leído. ,
Probably the best book in the world Don uixote voted best Book Ever Don Uixote Is ever Don uixote is world s best book say the world s top authors The top 100 books of all time Dostoevsky on Don uixote There is nothing in life powerful than this piece of fiction It is still the final and the greatest expression of human thought the most bitter irony that a human is capable of expressing and if the world came to an end and people were asked somewhere there Well did you understand anything about your life on earth and draw any conclusion from it a person could life on earth and draw any conclusion from it a person could hand over Don uixote Here is my conclusion about life Can you condemn me for it Diary of a Writer Sardonic and tongue in cheek An amusing and touching tale of the final exploits of Don uixote and Sancho Panza Review to follow This would be for the SECOND part of D A colourful baroue canvas of Seventheenth century Spain Prepare to fall under a spell when you pick this up but also leave all your 21rst century political correctness behind here is a world of pure virgin maidens evil heathen Arabs blessed Catholic Inuisition noblest kings and lords subhuman TurksIt got ather epetitive after a while but I eally loved it I m used to eading novels situated four centuries in the past but arelly have I ead a book actually written 400 years ago Hope I can find another shorter one Well well I did enjoy this having determined not to ead this having been underwhelmed by the first book But Cribbing from SparkNotesOn one level the first volume of Don uixote is a parody of the omances of Cervantes s time Don uixote ides out like any other knight errant searching for the same principles and goals and engaging in similar battles During these battles he invokes chivalric ideals egardless of how idiculous his adventures may be On another level however the adventures of Don uixote and Sancho Panza in the novel s First Part attempt to describe a code of honor that could serve as an example for a Spain that was confused by war and by its own technological and social successes Cervantes applies this code of values to a world in #Which Such Values Are Out #such values are out dateAs such this just seemed simple minded episodic and epetitive Just a 3 As SparkNotes saysIn the Second Part however Cervantes provides the answer to uestions about identity and codes of conduct in the personalities of Don uixote and especially his sidekick Sancho Panza The Second Part is a textured work with esponsive and credible characters who engage one another in sincere and meaningful ways Cervantes wanted to place his novel within a literary tradition that was fluctuating at the time and the novel s numerous discussions of playwriting poetry and literature mark this effort to understand the changes in the intellectual environmentCervantes also includes social and eligious commentary in Don uixote He cites the class structure in Spain where outmoded concepts of nobility and property prevailed. Publicada su segunda parte con el título de El ingenioso caballero Don uijote de la Mancha en 1615 diez años después de la primera parte durante los últimos años de vida del autor en parte como espuesta a la falsa segunda parte del uijote de Alonso Fernández de Avellaneda en 1614 acerca la cual Cervantes escribió irónicamente en el Prólogo Es la obra literaria más influyente no solo de la Era de Oro de la Literatura Española pero también de toda literatura en la lengua española El uijote es una obra fundadora de la Literatura Occidental siendo parte del Canon Occidental siendo considerada la novela moderna además de ser la más leída después de la Biblia Es la primera obra genuinamente desmitificadora de la tradición caballeresca y cortés por su tratamiento burlesco Representa la primera novela moderna y la primera novela polifónica; como tal ejerció un enorme influjo en toda la narrativa europeaEl título de esta fue El Inge. Comprehend it In lots of ways Nabokov s Lolita is like Don uijote needs careful smart eading and it s not what it is on the surface Both Humbert Humbert and Don uijote invent their women Don uijote took Aldonza Lorenzo s name and ecycled it into Dulcinea del Toboso because to Don uixote s mind the name was musical uncommon and significant Remember Lolita light of my life fire of my loins My sin my soul Lo lee ta the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap at three on ta the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap at three on teeth Lo Lee TaI ead the book acompanied by this audiobook I greatly ecommend itDisappointed by the ending Don be it s not what it seems be It s not what seems uijote in a sudden sane state of mind confesses how his enterprise was mad but if you emember what he set out to do you ll see it s another irony parody joke on Christianity s ideals D starting out on his mission said many were the wrongs that had to be ighted grievances edressed injustices made good abuses emoved and duties discharged and all he does in the end is proclaim that wanting to do all this was mad Basically his wanting to virtuously do good was insanity At the same time we ealize that his insanity meant him being virtuously good All D s beloveds want him to give up his delusions which meant they wanted him to give up all these notions that embodied Christian and chivalrous values as they were destroying him This is why D dies in the end Not because he was disillusioned of his knighthood or defeated by another but because his delusions goodnees God chivalry virue selflessness list here good values turned out to all be illusions Remember Humbert Humbert does the same in the end egarding his illusionsWhat a shot to the heart This is the only book that has ever caused me to cry because I was laughing so hard I can t believe a novel written so long ago and translated to English can still entertain so well One of my all time favorites and without a doubt a timeless classic I ead Parts I and Part IIFirst off how do give one of the great contributions to western civilization anything but 5 stars It was written 400 years ago and its protagonists Don uixote and Sancho Panza and their story are loved and well known to people all over the globe It was arguably the first novel and no one else would eplicate that achievement for over a hundred years I had not ead Don uixotte since my university days and I was surprised how little time uixote and Panza actually pass occupying center state Often they are off stage and we are treated to stories of travelers which are epresentative of the age Shakespeare fills his plays with similar traveler stories As they were contemporaries it is striking how often they used similar techniues However it seems unlikely that they ever met or had much knowledge of the otherParts I and II are uite long and somewhat epetitive It seems clear to me why so many eaders ead an excerpt or simply stop at the end of Part El libro y los econocen Es más en un alarde de clarividencia tanto Cervantes como el propio don uijote manifiestan ue la novela pasará a convertirse en un clásico de la literatura y ue la figura del hidalgo se verá a lo largo de los siglos como símbolo de La ManchaLa obra empieza con el enovado propósito de don uijote de volver a las andadas y sus preparativos para ello no sin la fiera esistencia de su sobrina y el ama El cura y el barbero tienen ue confesar la locura de don uijote y urden junto al bachiller Sansón Carrasco un nuevo plan ue les permita ecluir a don uijote por un largo tiempo en su aldea Por su parte don uijote enueva los ofrecimientos a Sancho prometiéndole la ansiada ínsula a cambio de su compañía Sancho eacciona obsesionándose con la idea de ser gobernador y cambiar de estatus social lo ue provoca la burla de su esposa Teresa Panza Con conocimiento de sus convecinos don uijote y Sancho inician su tercera sali.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra