“Don” Quixote; How Literature Defined the Traits of a True Don

Don Quixote is, by definition and title, a Don.   But where...

17th Mar
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Dons of the Church; A Brief Overview of the Spanish Inquisition

So far most of the Dons considered in this blog have been...

16th Mar
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Apparent Religious Symbolism in “The Siege of Castle Urena”

We have thoroughly discussed the nature of Dons thus far and have...

10th Feb
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The Wives of Dons

In The Perfect Wife, Luis de Leon examines the aspects of how the...

10th Feb
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Dons and Their Castles

In  The Siege of Urena Castle, Don Garcia is stuck in a terrible...

03rd Feb

The Lament of Don Rodrigo

Battle weary and covered from head to toe in dust and blood,...

03rd Feb

The Education of a Don in “El Conde Lucanor”

The “El Conde Lucanor” stories have been some of my favorite pieces...

02nd Feb

El Cid; The Ultimate Don

Up to this point in our class discussions, one character from our...

02nd Feb

The False Dons in Lazarillo de Tormes

The title “Don” is meant to be an honorific title signifying some...

02nd Feb

The Dons of Rival Cultures

El Abencerraje epitomizes the ideas of chivalry and honor in late Medieval Spain,...

29th Jan
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