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 Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda. Historia septentrional
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‘The trials of Persiles and Sigismunda. A northern tale’

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Date: 1616

Original Language: Spanish

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Cervantes’s final work was completed literally on his deathbed, with the dedication being composed after he had received extreme unction. His widow published Persiles y Sigismunda the following year. It is an adventure romance, for which the author’s self-avowed model was Heliodorus’s Aethiopica (also known as Theagenes and Chariclea). The titular prota…

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Childers, William P., “ Los trabajos de Persiles y Sigismunda. Historia septentrional”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_31000>



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