Don Quixote Book I

List of English translations

Reviewing the English translations as a whole, Daniel Eisenberg stated that there is no one translation ideal for every purpose, but expressed a preference for those of Putnam and the revision of Ormsby's translation by Douglas and Jones.[51]

  1. Thomas Shelton (1612 & 1620).
  2. John Phillips (1687) – the nephew of John Milton
  3. Captain John Stevens (1700) (revision of Thomas Shelton)
  4. Pierre Antoine Motteux (1700)
  5. Ned Ward (1700) – (The) Life & Notable Adventures of Don Quixote merrily translated into Hudibrastic Verse
  6. John Ozell (1719) (revision of Pierre Antoine Motteux)
  7. Charles Jervas (1742)
  8. Tobias Smollett (1755) (revision of Charles Jervas)
  9. George Kelly (1769) (considered as another revision of Pierre Antoine Motteux)
  10. Charles Henry Wilmot (1774)
  11. Mary Smirke with engravings by Robert Smirke (1818)
  12. Alexander James Duffield (1881)
  13. John Ormsby (1885) (pdf format: Don Quixote)
  14. Henry Edward Watts (1888)
  15. Robinson Smith (1910)
  16. Samuel Putnam (1949)
  17. J. M. Cohen (1950)
  18. Walter Starkie (1964)
  19. Joseph Ramon Jones and Kenneth Douglas (1981) (revision of Ormsby). (.mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output .citation q{quotes:"\"""\"""'""'"}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-free a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .id-lock-registration a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-subscription a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-ws-icon a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-maint{display:none;color:#33aa33;margin-left:0.3em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}ISBN 978-0393090185, 0393090183)
  20. Burton Raffel (1996)
  21. John Rutherford (2000)
  22. Edith Grossman (2003)
  23. Tom Lathrop (2005)
  24. James H. Montgomery (2006)
  25. Gerald J. Davis (2011)

English Translation of the Spurious Don Quixote

  1. Captain John Stevens (1705)
  2. William Augustus Yardley (1784)

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