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  • n. Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)

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Examples

  • The mission of Instituto Cervantes is to promote the teaching, study, and use of Spanish as a second language and to contribute to the advancement of the Spanish and Hispanic American cultures throughout non-Spanish speaking countries.

    Instituto Cervantes in Second Life

  • The true spell of Cervantes is that he is a natural magician in pure story-telling.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • Don Quixote is greater today than he was in Cervantes 'womb.

    Richard C. Morais: Our Knight In Shining Armor

  • Spanish artist Rafael Garrés Cervantes is responsible for nine covers of Novelas Gráficas Conan Color (Marvel Conan graphic novel reprints), and the entire eleven covers of Extra Conan El Bárbaro (Marvel Conan the Barbarian comic reprints), both of which were published in Spain by Forum (in 1995 and 1996 respectively).

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • The adaptation, done by Octavio Solis, doesn't follow the exact same order of madness in Cervantes 'novel, but the whole thing works because, as the family discussed afterwards, probably most people who read the novel got about as far as tilting at windmills, said "oh, that's where that phrase comes from" and looked at the next 800 pages or so and stopped.

    Don Quixote

  • Cervantes is outside to greet me, but he is older and smaller than he appeared in the photos, his flowing hair now grayish blond.

    Boutique buds: What underground mom-and-pop growers did while we debated legalization

  • The protagonist, Luis Cervantes, is a middle-class medical student who embraces the ideals of the Revolution and joins the Villista forces -- a background identical to that of the author.

    Mariano Azuela

  • Instituto Cervantes is a worldwide non-profit organization created by the Spanish government in 1991.

    Instituto Cervantes in Second Life

  • Lorna dee Cervantes is well established and highly intersting and I would like to interview her for Poetry Foundation or some other venue if she would agree, and I suspect she would agree.

    Essentialism? Say What? : Emily Warn : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Cervantes is available for piano and chamber music recitals and master classes.

    Ana Cervantes

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