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In the Prologue to Don Quixote, Cervantes presents his protagonist as a “dry, shriveled, whimsical offspring... just what might be begotten in a prison, where every discomfort is lodged and every dismal noise has its dwellingâ€? (41). But if conceived in an Iron Age of limited religious, social, and intellectual freedoms as the product of…

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