Download The Novel that Invented Modernity: Don Quixote de La Mancha Audiobook

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Author: Ilan Stavans Narrator: Ilan Stavans Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Modern Scholar Series Release Date: April 2014 ISBN: 9781440790553
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Distinguished man of letters Ilan Stavans believes Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote de la Mancha invented modern consciousness. In these lectures, Stavans explores the works impact within Renaissance Spain and discusses Cervantes career as a soldier, tax collector, and failed playwright. Stavans also focuses on the baroque style and the way Spain has built its national identity around Don Quixote. With a wealth of insight, these enlightening lectures are invaluable both for those already passionate about Cervantes masterpiece and for those only about to discover its wonders. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College. He is the author of Latino USA: A Cartoon History and editor of The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature. His work has been translated into a dozen languages and adapted into theater and film. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and of many international prizes and honors, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.