One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Quixote's Favorite Writer: Feliciano de Silva

According to the consort "notes": Notorious hack (1492? - 1558?), who wrote various romances of chivalry.

Wikipedia is kinder but pretty much agrees:


Anyway, Cervantes makes him Quixote's fave and mocks his style:
The reason for the unreason to which my reason is subjected, so weakens my reason that I have reason to complain of your beauty
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