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Ilan Stavans on "Don Quixote" at the Americas Society

  • Americas Society 680 Park Ave New York, NY, 10065 United States (map)

The Americas Society/Council of the Americas present Ilan Stavans’s Quixote: The Novel and the World (Norton) and Restless Classics' commemorative edition of Don Quixote, both of which celebrate the universality of Cervantes’s masterpiece. With comments by the author, Lewis-Sebring (Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and editor of numerous seminal anthologies), followed by readings from Don Quixote—in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, Turkish, Bangla, and Spanglish. In collaboration with W.W. Norton.

When: ThursdayOctober 22, 7:00pm

Admission: Free for Americas Society Members; $10 for non-members.

Where: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue,  New York, NY

Event Information: Read more about the event on the AS-COA website or contact the AS-COA Department of Literature at or 212-277-8353.

Don Quixote of La Mancha: 400th Anniversary Edition

by Miguel de Cervantes

Translated from the Spanish by John Ormsby

Introduction and Video Lecture Series by Ilan Stavans

Illustrations by Eko

Restless Classics

Newly introduced by leading Quixote scholar Ilan Stavans, this 400th Anniversary edition of Don Quixote of La Mancha—called the most popular book in history after the Bible and the first modern novel—inaugurates Restless Classics: interactive encounters with great books and inspired teachers. Each Restless Classic is beautifully designed with original artwork, a new introduction for the trade audience, and an online video teaching series led by passionate experts. 

Book Details

Deluxe Paperback List Price: $22.99 • ISBN: 9781632060754 • Pub. 10/6/15 • 6" x 9" • 960 Pages • Fiction: Classics / Spanish Literature / Picaresque • Territory: World • eBook ISBN: 9781632060808

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