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Don Quixote de la Mancha : Finding Books

This guide provides selected resources for the study of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedro and his novel, Don Quixote



Edición anotada por Nicolás Díaz de Benjumea e ilustrada por Richardo Balaca.  1879


Title page of first edition (1605)

 Affiche anglaise pour le Théâtre Lyceum, "Don Quixote".

Don Quixote.  Illustrated by Salvador Dalí.


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Subject Headings

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By Country and Period:

  • Spanish literature--1500-1700--History and criticism
  • Spain--History--16th century--sources
  • Spanish literature--Classic period, 1500-1700
  • Catalan literature--History and Criticism

Individual author's name:

  • Ruíz, Juan
  • Mena, Juan de
  • Alfonso X

 Historical figures or Fictitious Character:

  • Don Quixote
  • Cid
  • Isabella I, Queen of Spain

By Individual Literary Work:

  • Cantar de Mio Cid
  • Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote


  • Motion pictures--Spain
  • Spanish poetry--To 1500
  • Painting, Spanish
  • Romances, Spanish--History and criticism
  • Theater--Spain
  • Picaresque literature  


  • Courtly love in literature
  • Muslims in literature
  • Women in literature

By Literary Movement:

  • Baroque--Spain

Background information:

  • Spain--Social Life and Customs
  • Spain--Civilization
  • Spain--Intellectual Life--1516-1700
  • Literature and Science--Europe
  • Inquisition--Spain
  • Barcelona (Spain)--History
  • Literature and society--Spain
  • Spain in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Social classes in literature