Item description for Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda (Diferencias) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra...
Cervantes muri en Madrid, y cuatro das antes dedic al conde de Lemos su Persiles. La dedicatoria es una ltima muestra de su sentido del humor...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 1" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2007
Publisher Linkgua S.L.
ISBN 8498163617 ISBN13 9788498163612
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More About Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616) found some initial success as a playwright.From 1571 through 1575, he fought with the Spanish fleet and served in garrisons throughout Italy. He was then captured by the Turks in Algiers and held prisoner for five years. Upon his return to Spain, he held various diplomatic and government posts but faced constant financial hardship and served two terms in prison. His fame was secured with the publication of Don Quixote (1605) and its sequel, which was published shortly before his death.Walter Starkie, noted authority on Spanish history and culture, eminent lecturer, scholar and writer, was for more than twenty years a professor at Dublin University.From 1940 to 1955, he was director of the British Institution in Madrid."
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in 1547 and died in 1615.
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The travails of Persiles and Sigismunda Feb 7, 2001
...There are several monographs on the subject, but the book itself is missing. And that is a pity: Persiles is a funny and action-packed book, very different from everything else Cervantes wrote.
Under different names, Persiles and Sigismunda travel to Rome. They are sister and brother. On their way to Rome, countless adventures happen, including the kidnapping of Sigismunda by some barbarians. These and Sigismunda suffer a shipwreck in the Mediterranean and the adventures continue. The ending is a twist of the plot.
This novel is very representative of the Reinassance. As noted in other reviews of works from this age, one constant feature is the interaction between mythological characters and Christian deities. The divine entities participate in the action and fantastic things happen. It should be read and appreciated.