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Cervantes

[ ser-van-teez; Spanish ther-vahn-tes, ser- ]

noun

  1. Mi·guel de [mi-, gel, dey, mee-, gel, de], Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 1547–1616, Spanish novelist and short-story writer.


Cervantes

/ səˈvæntiːz; θɛrˈβantes /

noun

  1. CervantesMiguel de15471616MSpanishTHEATRE: dramatistWRITING: poetWRITING: novelist Miguel de (miˈɣɛl ðe), full surname Cervantes Saavedra. 1547–1616, Spanish dramatist, poet, and prose writer, most famous for Don Quixote (1605), which satirizes the chivalric romances and greatly influenced the development of the novel


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Cervantes said she feels Alvarez is a genuine person who has his intentions in the right place.

A modern adaptation of Cervantes’s beloved epic, Octavio Solis’s play — directed by Lisa Portes — transfers the story to a Texas border town and sets it to the Tejano music of the region.

Thus his love of escapist, desperately lighthearted writers like Laurence Sterne and Miguel de Cervantes.

In January, Bernie Cervantes Villegas, 36, and Roscoe Cambridge, 29, were killed in separate incidents.

It was Quixotic, and two hundred years ago could scarcely have escaped the pen of some French Cervantes.

This is Cervantes's description of the national stage in the time of his immediate predecessor, Lope de Rueda.

It was love that opened Cervantes's eye, and it is in all-embracing love that Shakespeare was deficient.

Yet Miguel Cervantes, the author of this book which is so amusing, had dragged on the most wretched and melancholy existence.

Michael Cervantes composed the best and most agreeable book in the Spanish language, during his captivity in Barbary.

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cerussiteCervantes, Miguel de