Discuss The Dialogue of the Dogs by Miguel de Cervantes

Everything Cervantes wrote before and after DON QUIJOTE is pretty much unknown to everyone, but this little novella is hilarious in my humble opinion. It is a satirical dialog (and a parody of a Greek/Platonic dialog) between two dogs that find themselves with the gift of speech and have many stories to tell each other.

This version is pretty readily available:
http://mhpbooks.com/books/the-dialogue-of-the-dogs/

But I really like:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0140442480
if you can find it.

Woof!

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  • Jim W

    Here's the link to the Yale Open courses lecture regarding 'Dialogue:'

    http://oyc.yale.edu/spanish-and-portuguese/span-300/lecture-24

    It's part of a semester-long course that goes chapter-by-chapter through Don Quixote. Enjoy!

    1 · March 8, 2013

  • Jim W

    Thanks, everyone! Glad to be introduced to 'Dialogue' and enjoyed discussing it with you.

    2 · March 8, 2013

  • Chris K.

    Really enjoyed the conversation this time. Thanks for coming, everyone!

    1 · March 8, 2013

  • Linda G.

    I love Cervantes, and wish I could come, but I work late on Thursday nights. I'm looking forward to the meet up in April though!

    February 22, 2013

    • Chris K.

      What day is better for you? :)

      February 22, 2013

    • Linda G.

      I'm usually good every other night, so I'm looking forward to the future meet ups. It doesn't look like Thursdays are the only day you meet, so it should work out wonderfully :)

      February 24, 2013

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