Don Quixote—The First of the Wannabes
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature
Taught by Professor Thomas A. Shippey | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
Turn next to Don Quixote, a wannabe knight-errant whose infamous exploits mark a pivotal moment in the history of literature. Explore his fantastic adventures and meet Sancho Panza, who is perhaps literature’s first antihero. See why this novel is so innovative and how it has influenced writers in the centuries since its publication.