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Book/Printed Material A world of disorderly notions : Quixote and the logic of exceptionalism

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Title

  • A world of disorderly notions : Quixote and the logic of exceptionalism

Summary

  • "From Jonathan Swift to Thomas Jefferson, those looking to propose and justify exceptions to social and political norms turned to Cervantes's notoriously mad comic hero as a model, yielding an explosion of imitations of Quixote in fiction and polemical writing; this book examines the exceptionalist character of Quixote and tells the story of how quixotism became political and politicized"-- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Hanlon, Aaron R. (Aaron Raymond), 1982- author

Created / Published

  • Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2019.
  • ©2019

Contents

  • Introduction: a world of disorderly notions -- Part I: The character of quixotism. Quixotic exceptionalism -- Anatomy of quixotism -- Character and front matters -- Relational quixotism -- Part II: The character of exceptionalism. Gulliver and English exceptionalism -- Underhill and American exceptionalism -- Adams, Farrago, and civic exceptionalism -- Arabella, Dorcasina, and domestic exceptionalism -- Launcelot and juridical exceptionalism -- Knickerbocker and reactionary exceptionalism -- Marauder and radical exceptionalism -- Coda: quixotism, phenomenology, epistemology.

Headings

  • -  Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de,--1547-1616.--Don Quixote
  • -  American fiction--Spanish influences
  • -  American fiction--19th century--History and criticism--Theory, etc
  • -  Characters and characteristics in literature
  • -  English fiction--Spanish influences
  • -  English fiction--18th century--History and criticism--Theory, etc
  • -  Exceptionalism in literature

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-213) and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (222 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PR858.C47

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020717601

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  • Unrestricted online access

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Hanlon, Aaron R. , Author. A world of disorderly notions: Quixote and the logic of exceptionalism. Charlottesville ; London: University of Virginia Press, . ©, 2019. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020717601/.

APA citation style:

Hanlon, A. R. (2019) A world of disorderly notions: Quixote and the logic of exceptionalism. Charlottesville ; London: University of Virginia Press, . ©. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020717601/.

MLA citation style:

Hanlon, Aaron R. , Author. A world of disorderly notions: Quixote and the logic of exceptionalism. Charlottesville ; London: University of Virginia Press, . ©, 2019. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020717601/>.