The Long Shadow of Don Quixote (Interdisciplinary Studies in Performance)

The Long Shadow of Don Quixote (Interdisciplinary Studies in Performance)


the writer strains the resurgence of Don Quixote within the modern humanities. within the aftermath of global struggle II, the determine underwent the main radical re-interpretation considering that Romanticism. those adjustments communicate volumes approximately our tradition. Drawing at the theoretical framework of the particularly Polish number of cultural reviews, this publication makes Don Quixote a purchaser of cultural mirrored image. With tradition conceptualised as performative, Quixotism is «the cultivation of the soul,» an axiotic house which varieties human methods of existence throughout epochs. during this manner, the heritage of tradition might be re-written as a background of values frenzy, bibliomania or evil.

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