Description : Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker!Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker! Unwillingly drawn into the Country of Hearts, Alice decides to make the Clocktower her home. However, the volatile relationship between Alice and Julius the Clockmaker does not make her stay easy. Just when she thinks she's had enough, other players who vie for Alice's heart enter the picture: the dream demon Nightmare, and the dashing Ace of Hearts. Who will Alice choose?
Description : Easy-to-read retelling of the hilarious misadventures of Don Quixote, the idealistic knight, and his squire, Sancho Panza, who set out to right the wrongs of the world. Abridged version with six charming illustrations.
Description : How Don Quixote was knighted, his valiant battle with the windmills, and much more. English translations on facing pages of original Spanish text capture the flavor and romance of this literary masterpiece.
Description : One of the twentieth century’s greatest novelists offers his take on the Spanish classic. The author of Lolita and Pale Fire was not only a master of fiction but a distinguished literary critic as well. In this collection of lectures, which he delivered at Harvard in the early 1950s, Vladimir Nabokov shares insights based on a chapter-by-chapter synopsis of the seventeenth-century novel by Miguel de Cervantes, a timeless classic and one of the most deeply influential works in all of Western literature. Rejecting the common interpretation of Don Quixote as a warm satire, Nabokov perceives the work as a catalog of cruelty through which the gaunt knight passes. Edited and with a preface by Fredson Bowers, this volume offers “a powerful, critical, and dramatic elaboration of the theme of illusion” (V. S. Pritchett, The New York Review of Books).
Description : Our partner Don Quixote falls in love with a villager who sees in his imagination born beautiful and great love of Dulcinea del Toboso and confuses windmills with giants. With the intention of bringing the masterpiece of Cervantes to children through handmade puppets, Mary and Alexia presents the adaptation of Don Quixote in an attractive way for kids and entertaining style each child leaving an unforgettable recreation of Miguel de Cervantes work.
Description : The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Don Quixote looks into the story of a man who seeks truth and justice with an internal vision so strong as to see through the illusion of external appearances. Following the journey of a gentle (and mad) knight, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each chapter within this popular—and long—novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Biographical sketch and background of the author, Cervantes Essays that explore the author's technique, style, and characterization Explanation and examples of the novel's themes of quixotism, truth and justice, and reality and fantasy Suggested discussion questions Bibliography and list of other works by Cervantes Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.