This monographic issue of eHumanista/Cervantes explores the way in which Cervantes’ Don Quixote was interpreted and utilized by intellectuals and novelists during the 1920s, the Spanish II Republic and the Francoist regime. A series of 29 essays analyze authors such as Salvador de Madariaga, Américo Castro, Ramiro de Maeztu, Ramiro Ledesma Ramos, Ernesto Giménez Caballero, and María Zambrano, among others. Furthermore, this issue pays attention to the relevance of Don Quixote for the Spanish exile in Europe and America and for Spanish fascism. In addition, some of the articles focus on the use of Cervantes’ works in the school system and by the media, and deal with topics such as NODO, film production, architecture, comics and ephimera materials. Finally, some of the contributions study novels and plays of this period that recreated Cervantes’works.
November 3, 2014 - 9:41am