The Americas Society/Council of the Americas present Ilan Stavans’s Quixote: The Novel and the World (Norton) and Restless Classics' commemorative edition of Don Quixote, both of which celebrate the universality of Cervantes’s masterpiece. With comments by the author, Lewis-Sebring (Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and editor of numerous seminal anthologies), followed by readings from Don Quixote—in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Hebrew, Turkish, Bangla, and Spanglish. In collaboration with W.W. Norton.
When: Thursday, October 22, 7:00pm
Admission: Free for Americas Society Members; $10 for non-members.
Where: Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Event Information: Read more about the event on the AS-COA website or contact the AS-COA Department of Literature at email@example.com or 212-277-8353.
by Miguel de Cervantes
Translated from the Spanish by John Ormsby
Introduction and Video Lecture Series by Ilan Stavans
Illustrations by Eko
Newly introduced by leading Quixote scholar Ilan Stavans, this 400th Anniversary edition of Don Quixote of La Mancha—called the most popular book in history after the Bible and the first modern novel—inaugurates Restless Classics: interactive encounters with great books and inspired teachers. Each Restless Classic is beautifully designed with original artwork, a new introduction for the trade audience, and an online video teaching series led by passionate experts.
Deluxe Paperback List Price: $22.99 • ISBN: 9781632060754 • Pub. 10/6/15 • 6" x 9" • 960 Pages • Fiction: Classics / Spanish Literature / Picaresque • Territory: World • eBook List Price: $14.99