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Don Quixote


  Miguel de Cervantes

  Don Quixote

  A New Translation by Edith Grossman

  Introduction by Harold Bloom

  Contents

  Translator's Note to the Reader

  Introduction: Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Harold Bloom

  First Part of the Ingenious Gentleman

  Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Prologue

  To the Book of Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Part One of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter I

  Which describes the condition and profession of the famous gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter II

  Which tells of the first sally that the ingenious Don Quixote made from his native land

  Chapter III

  Which recounts the amusing manner in which Don Quixote was dubbed a knight

  Chapter IV

  Concerning what happened to our knight when he left the inn

  Chapter V

  In which the account of our knight's misfortune continues

  Chapter VI

  Regarding the beguiling and careful examination carried out by the priest and the barber of the library of our ingenious gentleman

  Chapter VII

  Regarding the second sally of our good knight Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter VIII

  Regarding the good fortune of the valorous Don Quixote in the fearful and never imagined adventure of the windmills, along with other events worthy of joyful remembrance

  Part Two of the Ingenious Gentleman

  Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter IX

  In which the stupendous battle between the gallant Basque and the valiant Manchegan is concluded and comes to an end

  Chapter X

  Concerning what further befell Don Quixote with the Basque and the danger in which he found himself with a band of Galicians from Yanguas

  Chapter XI

  Regarding what befell Don Quixote with some goatherds

  Chapter XII

  Regarding what a goatherd recounted to those who were with Don Quixote

  Chapter XIII

  In which the tale of the shepherdess Marcela is concluded, and other events are related

  Chapter XIV

  In which are found the desperate verses of the deceased shepherd, along with other unexpected occurrences

  Part Three of the Ingenious Gentleman

  Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter XV

  In which is recounted the unfortunate adventure that Don Quixote happened upon when he happened upon some heartless Yanguesans

  Chapter XVI

  Regarding what befell the ingenious gentleman in the inn that he imagined to be a castle

  Chapter XVII

  Which continues the account of the innumerable difficulties that the brave Don Quixote and his good squire, Sancho Panza, experienced in the inn that, to his misfortune, he thought was a castle

  Chapter XVIII

  Which relates the words that passed between Sancho Panza and his master, Don Quixote, and other adventures that deserve to be recounted

  Chapter XIX

  Regarding the discerning words that Sancho exchanged with his master, and the adventure he had with a dead body, as well as other famous events

  Chapter XX

  Regarding the most incomparable and singular adventure ever concluded with less danger by a famous knight, and which was concluded by the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter XXI

  Which relates the high adventure and rich prize of the helmet of Mambrino, as well as other things that befell our invincible knight

  Chapter XXII

  Regarding the liberty that Don Quixote gave to many unfortunate men who, against their wills, were being taken where they did not wish to go

  Chapter XXIII

  Regarding what befell the famous Don Quixote in the Sierra Morena, which was one of the strangest adventures recounted in this true history

  Chapter XXIV

  In which the adventure of the Sierra Morena continues

  Chapter XXV

  Which tells of the strange events that befell the valiant knight of La Mancha in the Sierra Morena, and of his imitation of the penance of Beltenebros

  Chapter XXVI

  In which the elegant deeds performed by an enamored Don Quixote in the Sierra Morena continue

  Chapter XXVII

  Concerning how the priest and the barber carried out their plan, along with other matters worthy of being recounted in this great history

  Part Four of the Ingenious Gentleman

  Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter XXVIII

  Which recounts the novel and agreeable adventure that befell the priest and the barber in the Sierra Morena

  Chapter XXIX

  Which recounts the amusing artifice and arrangement that was devised for freeing our enamored knight from the harsh penance he had imposed on himself

  Chapter XXX

  Which recounts the good judgment of the beautiful Dorotea, along with other highly diverting and amusing matters

  Chapter XXXI

  Regarding the delectable words that passed between Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, his squire, as well as other events

  Chapter XXXII

  Which recounts what occurred in the inn to the companions of Don Quixote

  Chapter XXXIII

  Which recounts the novel of The Man Who Was Recklessly

  Chapter XXXIV

  In which the novel of The Man Who Was Recklessly Curious continues

  Chapter XXXV

  In which the novel of The Man Who Was Recklessly Curious is concluded

  Chapter XXXVI

  Which recounts the fierce and uncommon battle that Don Quixote had with some skins of red wine, along with other unusual events that occurred in the inn

  Chapter XXXVII

  In which the history of the famous Princess Micomicona continues, along with other diverting adventures

  Chapter XXXVIII

  Which tells of the curious discourse on arms and letters given by Don Quixote

  Chapter XXXIX

  In which the captive recounts his life and adventures

  Chapter XL

  In which the history of the captive continues

  Chapter XLI

  In which the captive continues his tale

  Chapter XLII

  Which recounts further events at the inn as well as many other things worth knowing

  Chapter XLIII

  Which recounts the pleasing tale of the muledriver's boy, along with other strange events that occurred at the inn

  Chapter XLIV

  In which the remarkable events at the inn continue

  Chapter XLV

  In which questions regarding the helmet of Mambrino and the packsaddle are finally resolved, as well as other entirely true adventures

  Chapter XLVI

  Regarding the notable adventure of the officers of the Holy Brotherhood, and the great ferocity of our good knight Don Quixote

  Chapter XLVII

  Regarding the strange manner in which Don Quixote of La Mancha was enchanted, and other notable events

  Chapter XLVIII

  In which the canon continues to discuss books of chivalry, as well as other matters worthy of his ingenuity

  Chapter XLIX

  Which recounts the clever conversation that Sancho Panza had with his master, Don Quixote

  Chapter L

  Regarding the astute arguments that Don Quixote had with the canon, as well as other matters

  Chapter LI

  Which recounts what the goatherd told to all those w
ho were taking Don Quixote home

  Chapter LII

  Regarding the quarrel that Don Quixote had with the goatherd, as well as the strange adventure of the penitents, which he brought to a successful conclusion by the sweat of his brow

  Second Part of the Ingenious Gentleman

  Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Dedication

  Prologue to the Reader

  Chapter I

  Regarding what transpired when the priest and the barber discussed his illness with Don Quixote

  Chapter II

  Which deals with the notable dispute that Sancho Panza had with Don Quixote's niece and housekeeper, as well as other amusing topics

  Chapter III

  Regarding the comical discussion held by Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and Bachelor Sanson Carrasco

  Chapter IV

  In which Sancho Panza satisfies Bachelor Sanson Carrasco with regard to his doubts and questions, with other events worthy of being known and recounted

  Chapter V

  Concerning the clever and amusing talk that passed between Sancho Panza and his wife, Teresa Panza, and other events worthy of happy memory

  Chapter VI

  Regarding what transpired between Don Quixote and his niece and housekeeper, which is one of the most important chapters in the entire history

  Chapter VII

  Regarding the conversation that Don Quixote had with his squire, as well as other exceptionally famous events

  Chapter VIII

  Which recounts what befell Don Quixote as he was going to see his lady Dulcinea of Toboso

  Chapter IX

  Which recounts what will soon be seen

  Chapter X

  Which recounts Sancho's ingenuity in enchanting the lady Dulcinea, and other events as ridiculous as they are true

  Chapter XI

  Regarding the strange adventure that befell the valiant Don Quixote with the cart or wagon of The Assembly of Death

  Chapter XII

  Regarding the strange adventure that befell the valiant Don Quixote and the courageous Knight of the Mirrors

  Chapter XIII

  In which the adventure of the Knight of the Wood continues, along with the perceptive, unprecedented, and amiable conversation between the two squires

  Chapter XIV

  In which the adventure of the Knight of the Wood continues

  Chapter XV

  Which recounts and relates the identity of the Knight of the Mirrors and his squire

  Chapter XVI

  Regarding what befell Don Quixote with a prudent knight of La Mancha

  Chapter XVII

  In which the heights and extremes to which the remarkable courage of Don Quixote could and did go is revealed, along with the happily concluded adventure of the lions

  Chapter XVIII

  Regarding what befell Don Quixote in the castle or house of the Knight of the Green Coat, along with other bizarre matters

  Chapter XIX

  Which recounts the adventure of the enamored shepherd, and other truly pleasing matters

  Chapter XX

  Which recounts the wedding of rich Camacho, as well as what befell poor Basilio

  Chapter XXI

  Which continues the account of the wedding of Camacho, along with other agreeable events

  Chapter XXII

  Which recounts the great adventure of the Cave of Montesinos that lies in the heart of La Mancha, which was successfully concluded by the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha

  Chapter XXIII

  Regarding the remarkable things that the great Don Quixote said he saw in the depths of the Cave of Montesinos, so impossible and extraordinary that this adventure has been considered apocryphal

  Chapter XXIV

  In which a thousand trifles are recounted, as irrelevant as they are necessary to a true understanding of this great history

  Chapter XXV

  In which note is made of the braying adventure and the diverting adventure of the puppet master, along with the memorable divinations of the soothsaying monkey

  Chapter XXVI

  In which the diverting adventure of the puppet master continues, along with other things that are really very worthwhile

  Chapter XXVII

  In which the identities of Master Pedro and his monkey are revealed, as well as the unhappy outcome of the braying adventure, which Don Quixote did not conclude as he had wished and intended

  Chapter XXVIII

  Regarding matters that Benengeli says will be known to the reader if he reads with attention

  Chapter XXIX

  Regarding the famous adventure of the enchanted boat

  Chapter XXX

  Regarding what befell Don Quixote with a beautiful huntress

  Chapter XXXI

  Which deals with many great things

  Chapter XXXII

  Regarding the response that Don Quixote gave to his rebuker, along with other events both grave and comical

  Chapter XXXIII

  Regarding the delightful conversation that the duchess and her ladies had with Sancho Panza, one that is worthy of being read and remembered

  Chapter XXXIV

  Which recounts the information that was received regarding how the peerless Dulcinea of Toboso was to be disenchanted, which is one of the most famous adventures in this book

  Chapter XXXV

  In which the information that Don Quixote received regarding the disenchantment of Dulcinea continues, along with other remarkable events

  Chapter XXXVI

  Which recounts the strange and unimaginable adventure of the Dolorous Duenna, also known as the Countess Trifaldi, as well as a letter that Sancho Panza wrote to his wife, Teresa Panza

  Chapter XXXVII

  In which the famous adventure of the Dolorous Duenna continues

  Chapter XXXVIII

  Which recounts the tale of misfortune told by the Dolorous Duenna

  Chapter XXXIX

  In which the Countess Trifaldi continues her stupendous and memorable history

  Chapter XL

  Regarding matters that concern and pertain to this adventure and this memorable history

  Chapter XLI

  Regarding the arrival of Clavileno, and the conclusion of this lengthy adventure

  Chapter XLII

  Regarding the advice Don Quixote gave to Sancho Panza before he went to govern the insula, along with other matters of consequence

  Chapter XLIII

  Regarding the second set of precepts that Don Quixote gave to Sancho Panza

  Chapter XLIV

  How Sancho Panza was taken to his governorship, and the strange adventure that befell Don Quixote in the castle

  Chapter XLV

  Regarding how the great Sancho Panza took possession of his insula, and the manner in which he began to govern

  Chapter XLVI

  Regarding the dreadful belline and feline fright received by Don Quixote in the course of his wooing by the enamored Altisidora

  Chapter XLVII

  In which the account of how Sancho Panza behaved in his governorship continues

  Chapter XLVIII

  Regarding what transpired between Don Quixote and Dona Rodriguez, duenna to the duchess, as well as other events worthy of being recorded and remembered forever

  Chapter XLIX

  Regarding what befell Sancho Panza as he patrolled his insula

  Chapter L

  Which declares the identities of the enchanters and tormentors who beat the duenna and pinched and scratched Don Quixote, and recounts what befell the page who carried the letter to Teresa Sancha, the wife of Sancho Panza

  Chapter LI

  Regarding the progress of Sancho Panza's governorship, and other matters of comparable interest

  Chapter LII

  Which recounts the adventure of the second Dolorous, or Anguished, Duenna, also called Dona Rodriguez

  Chapter LIII

  Regarding the troubled end
and conclusion of the governorship of Sancho Panza

  Chapter LIV

  Which deals with matters related to this history and to no other

  Chapter LV

  Regarding certain things that befell Sancho on the road, and others that are really quite remarkable

  Chapter LVI

  Regarding the extraordinary and unprecedented battle that Don Quixote of La Mancha had with the footman Tosilos in defense of the daughter of the duenna Dona Rodriguez

  Chapter LVII

  Which recounts how Don Quixote took his leave of the duke, and what befell him with the clever and bold Altisidora, the duchess's maiden.

  Chapter LVIII

  Which recounts how so many adventures rained down on Don Quixote that there was hardly room for all of them

  Chapter LIX

  Which recounts an extraordinary incident that befell Don Quixote and can be considered an adventure

  Chapter LX

  Concerning what befell Don Quixote on his way to Barcelona

  Chapter LXI

  Regarding what befell Don Quixote when he entered Barcelona, along with other matters that have more truth in them than wit

  Chapter LXII

  Which relates the adventure of the enchanted head, as well as other foolishness that must be recounted

  Chapter LXIII

 
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