From the Archives & Special Collections: 400 years of Don Quixote

archivesBrownSketch“For me alone Don Quixote was born and I for him. His was the power of action, mine of writing.”

It is the 400th anniversary of the second part of Don Quixote, fully titled The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. This Spanish novel was written by Miguel de Cervantes Saaverdra in 1615. The story follows the adventures of Don Quixote through Spain on his quest to undo wrongs and make the world a just place. Come by the Archives & Special Collections to celebrate the history of this powerful and influential book. While reading, check out the beautiful illustrations that appear throughout.

By Sierra Scott

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