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A History of the Spanish Novel$
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J. A. Garrido Ardila

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780199641925

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.001.0001

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Quixotes and Chimeras in the Novels of Emilia Pardo Bazán

Quixotes and Chimeras in the Novels of Emilia Pardo Bazán

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(p.300) 13 Quixotes and Chimeras in the Novels of Emilia Pardo Bazán
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A History of the Spanish Novel
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Denise DuPont

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.003.0013

Pardo Bazán is generally regarded as the most pre-eminent female Spanish author. She was a professor of literary studies at Madrid, and a prolific novelist. Her novels are today hailed as examples of the best Spanish novelistic tradition. This chapter examines the Cervantean elements in Pardo Bazán’s novels and proves Don Quixote to be one of their most salient influences. This influence is most noticeable in the treatment of idealism in literature, and distinguishes Pardo Bazán’s novels from mainstream nineteenth-century realism. This chapter concludes that in developing her novelistic praxis, Pardo Bazán relied on a range of elements from Don Quixote.

Keywords:   Pardo Bazán, realist novel, Cervantean novel, female quixotism, Nicolás Díaz de Benjumea

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