This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, author of one of the best-loved and most frequently illustrated books in the history of literature — Don Quixote. Rachel Schmidt explores how the varying approaches to illustrating the tale have reflected and impacted its reading through the centuries.
Welcome to H-Cervantes, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. H-Cervantes is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. It encourages scholarly exchanges on all aspects of the author, his works, his circle, his times, and scholarship on the era, and welcomes participation by scholars/specialists from all disciplines.
Note: No known portrait of Miguel de Cervantes exists; all images purported to be of him, both on this page and elsewhere, are merely artistic recreations.
PAMLA Conference 2016
“The History of the Book”
"The History of the Book" is an approved session focusing on the way in which books and other written texts (material, virtual) developed through the ages and also, on the cultural, economic and political role of books, libraries, archives and book collections in society.
Paper proposals are welcome on topics including but not limited to:
Cervantes - ¿importa? Esta pregunta me pareció oportuna en este cuarto centenario de su muerte. En realidad ya se me ocurrió hacerla al leer unas noticias en los últimos dos años en el Coloquio Cervantes.
See details of another forthcoming event in Manchester:
Tilting at Windmills: Cervantes ‘Meets’ Shakespeare 400 years on
Plenty of opportunities to enjoy this anniversary!
Dr Idoya Puig | Spanish | Department of Languages, Information & Communications
Manchester Metropolitan University