CliffsNotes on Cervantes' Don Quixote

CliffsNotes on Cervantes' Don Quixote

by Marianne Sturman

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544181281
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 03/03/1999
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 99
File size: 926 KB

Table of Contents


Biographical Sketch and Background of Cervantes.

The Author's Preface to the Reader.


Book One.

Book Two.

Book Three.

Book Four.


Book III.

Purpose of Don Quixote.

Technique and Style.



Questions for Discussion.


Other Works by Cervantes.

Customer Reviews