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Celebrating 400 years of Cervantes's Persiles

Cervantes considered this fantastical work to be his crowning achievement. First published posthumously in 1617, it is now available as a student edition from Cervantes & Co.

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E.C. Riley's "Cervantes' Theory of the Novel"

John Jay Allen's "Don Quixote: Hero or Fool?"

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ScarboroughRevisiting Convivencia in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Edited by Connie L. Scarborough


Remembering Américo Castro, Samuel G. Armistead
Convivencia and the “Ornament of the World,” Kenneth Baxter Wolf


Part I: Historical Considerations

Legacy of Muslim Spain: The Construction of Networks, Knowledge, and Convivencia, Jessica Zeitler
Christianity, Islam, and Muhammad in the Mozarabic Liber demudationis (XI or XII Century), Jason Busic
“Et deue tener la paia enla mano & deue dezir yo juro por aquel que fizo en esta paia verde & segua”: Is Convivencia Operative in the Medieval fueros? John Zemke
The Idea of Convivencia in the Era of Hispanic Expansion: Parallel Routes in Iberia and the Maghreb, Jean Dangler
A Snapshot in Time: Hironymus Münzer’s Journey to the Iberian Peninsula in 1494-1495 and the End of Convivencia As They Knew It, Judith Berg Sobré

Part II: Literary Manifestations

The Battle of Zall?qa and the Treatment of Aggressive Infidels: Ibn Quzm?n’s “Zajal 38,” James T. Monroe
Musulmanes en el mester de clerecía, Pablo Ancos
Jewish Representation in Juan Manuel: Respect, Convivencia and Silence, María Cecilia Ruiz
The Problem with Example XXXV from Don Juan Manuel’s El Conde Lucanor, Paul E. Larson
Alfonso X’s Libro de ajedrez, dados y tablas or Libro de los juegos: Interrogating Convivencia, Linde Brocato
Carcayona and the End of Convivencia: The Conversion of the Handless Maiden Tale into an Islamic Text of Resistance and Rejection, Paul B. Nelson
Contemplating the Noble Ethos: Implications for Jewish Converts in the Writings of Alfonso de Cartagena, Emily S. Beck
Juan Andrés’s Humanist Rhetoric in the “Confusión o confutación de la secta mahomética y del Alcorán,” Z. David Zuwiyya

Part III: The Question of Language(s)
Ethnic and Linguistic Pluralisms in the Arabic Documents of the Cathedral of Huesca in Aragón, Yasmine Beale-Rivaya
Towards a Convivencia of Religiosities in Sixteenth-Century Aljamiado Literature, María del Mar Rosa-Rodríguez


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