9780199555000

Exemplary Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199555000

  • ISBN10:

    0199555001

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2008
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

More popular in their day than Don Quxixote, Cervantes's Exemplary Stories (1613) surprise, challenge and delight. Ranging from the picaresque to the satirical, the Exemplary Stories defy the conventions of heroic chivalric literature through a combination of comic irony, moral ambiguity, realism, and sheer mirth. 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."

Table of Contents

Includes
Cervantes's prologue
The Little Gypsy Girl
The Jealous Old Man from Extremadura
The Glass Graduate
Rinconete and Cortadillo
The Deceitful Marriage
The Dialogue of The Dogs
The Illustrious Kitchen Maid
The Power of Blood
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