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Don Quixote

1605 - 1615

Why is it canonical?

A gem of the Spanish Golden Age and what some consider to be the world's first modern novel, The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha, or more commonly just Don Quijote, is a text published in two volumes that tells the story of a delusional nobleman who seeks adventure with the help of his sidekick Sancho Panza. It's structure and content have influenced generations of novels since its publication.

Locations

Spain Castilla-Leon

Languages

Spanish

Periods

Baroque

Images and Videos

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Resources

Full text of Don Quijote in the original Spanish