Lectures on Don Quixote
A fastidiously shaped series of lectures based on a chapter-by-chapter synopsis of the Spanish classic. Rejecting the common interpretation of Don Quixote as a warm satire, Nabokov perceives the work as a catalog of cruelty through which the gaunt knight passes. Edited and with a Preface by Fredson Bowers; photographs.
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Review: Lectures on Don QuixoteUser Review - Ed Smiley - Goodreads
If you read Don Quixote all the way through, you may be very surprised by what you may find. (See my review.) Nabokov, master of craft, with cunning wit, and direct and determinate views lays bare all ... Read full review
Review: Lectures on Don QuixoteUser Review - Goodreads
A good accompaniment to Don Quixote, marred only by Nabokov's less-than-complete love for the novel. It is six lectures he gave at Harvard that ranges from more conventional discussion to more novel ...