Shakespeare and Cervantes Then and Now

An early modern transatlantic world in which information moved slowly could hardly have noticed the date, but 407 years later it registers for us: on April 23, 1616 in the Julian and the Gregorian calendars, about eleven natural days apart, something ended. And perhaps something else began.

Shakespeare and Cervantes: The Cardenio Debate

Thomas Pavel examines the question of authorship for two plays, one from the 17th and the other from the 18th century, which directly relate to Cervantes' Don Quixote. Pavel's examination offers reflections on the connections between novellas and plays, as well as the possibilities of authors from the same historical period to demonstrate divergent ideas on shared subjects. This chapter has been slightly revised from its original publication by the author.

Shakespearean Slips

Though Shakespeare may not have invented parapraxes, he certainly exploited their psychological depths long before Freud. 

The Other Problem with "Anonymous"
Ruth Kaplan
My Shakespeare class finally persuaded me to take a class trip to go see the new Roland Emmerich movie, Anonymous. I went forewarned.
Don Quixote as a Topographic Poet
Timothy Hampton
In addition to his signal achievements as a knight errant, Don Quixote de la Mancha produced a small but noteworthy body of poetry.

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