Meditations on Quixote

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University of Illinois Press, 1961 - 192 pagine
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Presents a powerful case for integrating literature into experience. Through a series of essays in intellectual love, the author explores the aim of philosophy. He then considers how literature, specifically Cervantes, contributes to realizing this aim.
  

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Review: Meditations on Quixote

Recensione dell'utente  - Michael - Goodreads

A pleasant read, short chapters, exhilarating ideas. The big concern here is the history and proper uses of the novel and what Quixote can teach us about it, being the occasion of the art form's birth ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Meditations on Quixote

Recensione dell'utente  - Jafer Martin - Goodreads

The Preliminary Meditation seems more like Ortega's 1914 love letter to Germany. The First Meditation though is excellent, and discusses Cervantes place in the modern novel tradition. It's a wonderful ... Leggi recensione completa

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Indice

translators note
7
To the Reader
31
Preliminary Meditation
57
I4 PARABLE
104
A Short Treatise on the Novel
111
FLAUBERT CERYANTES DARWIN
162
Copyright

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Informazioni sull'autore (1961)

Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955) was a philosopher and for many years held the chair of metaphysics at the University of Madrid. His other books include The Revolt of the Masses, Man and People, Meditations on Quixote, and What is Philosophy?

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