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Ilan Stavans on "Don Quixote" at the Boston Athenaeum

  • Boston Athenaeum 10 1/2 Beacon Street Boston MA 02108 United States (map)

On Wednesday December 7 Restless publisher and Quixote scholar Ilan Stavans will appear at the Boston Athenaeum in Boston, MA to discuss his Quixote: The Novel and the World (Norton) and the Restless Classics edition of Don Quixote, with an introduction written by Stavans. Both books celebrate the quadricentennial of Cervantes's masterpiece.

The mission of the Boston Athenæum is to serve its members, the broader community, and scholars throughout the world by preserving and augmenting its collections of books and art, by providing library services and cultural programs, and by preserving and enhancing the unique atmosphere of its landmark building.

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Where: Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

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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