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Humanities 2017, 6(3), 49; doi:10.3390/h6030049

The Search for Dog in Cervantes

Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Received: 20 March 2017 / Revised: 9 July 2017 / Accepted: 11 July 2017 / Published: 14 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Animal Narratology)
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This paper reconsiders the missing galgo from the first line in Don Quixote with a set of interlocking claims: first, that Cervantes initially established the groundwork for including a talking dog in Don Quixote; second, through improvisation Cervantes created a better Don Quixote by transplanting the idea for a talking dog to the Coloquio; and third, that Cervantes made oblique references to the concept of dogs having human intelligence within the novel. View Full-Text
Keywords: Cervantes; talking dogs; narratology; animal studies Cervantes; talking dogs; narratology; animal studies
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