Tag Archives: Don Quixote

The Quixote: Funny and Sad

Lo extraordinario del “Quijote” es que es una parodia que interesa al que desconoce lo parodiado, un libro con una circunstancia muy concreta que llega a los más alejados en el tiempo y el espacio, una diatriba para acabar con … Continue reading

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In Which the Paladin of the Long Face Gives Wise Counsel to His Squire

Sé breve en tus razonamientos; que ninguno hay gustoso si es largo.Be brief in your remarks; none is pleasurable if it’s long.(Don Quijote) (c) 2021 JMN — EthicalDative. All rights reserved

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To China and Back

In 1922, Lin Shu translated the first part of “Don Quixote” into classical Chinese. It was published as “The Story of the Enchanted Knight.” Lin Shu knew no Spanish, nor any other western language. A friend who had read two … Continue reading

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Stop Shooting for a Moment?

It’s a stretch, but the evolving Covid-19 moment seems a good time to pause injury and death from shooting where possible. In Mexico it would abet the diverting of already shaky personnel assets from cartel warfare to virus containment, potentially … Continue reading

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