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Cervantes in Barcelona

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Acantilado

Non fiction

January 1989

136 pages

Essay, Human Studies

Original Title: Cervantes en Barcelona

Cervantes’ praise of Barcelona in his great work Don Quixote and his comment that he would eventually reside at number 2, Paseo de Colón is evidence that he spent some time in Barcelona. The historian Martín de Riquer offers a detailed study of Cervantes’ life in the city at the beginning of the seventeenth century. Through a meticulous reading of Las dos doncellas and chapters from the second part of Don Quixote, he definitively establishes that Cervantes lived in Barcelona in the summer of 1610, and very probably in the house that still bears his name. This study is a decisive contribution to the biography of Cervantes and the history of the city of Barcelona.

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«This is an essential work for anyone wishing to learn about Don Quixote’s adventures in the seventeenth-century city».
El Periódico

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Acantilado

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January 1989

1 pages

Essay, Human Studies