The Unfortunate Life and Posthumous Fame of Miguel De Cervantes

Everybody who has read classical literature knows the name, Miguel de Cervantes, the writer who wrote the book”El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha” in two parts, the first in 1605 and the second in 1615. It altered literature forever became that amazing masterpiece, which was accredited as the primary literary work whose influences seem unmatched and endless. It’s only second to the Bible in print which has sold more copies and translated into most languages around the globe. It may be surprising that with this much success, Cervantes led an unfortunate lifestyle, but his enormous Cervantes fame for his publication spread quickly before and after his death.In 1605, Cervantes published the first part of Don Quixote tells the story of a guy in his fifties who becomes so obsessed with the centuries’ old stories effective about brave knights he seeks his own experiences. He is dubbed a knight, but soon gets lost in his own fantasy world, believing he’s an important knight. Probably the most well-known scene in the novel, is when the deluded Don Quixote struggles a windmill, which he believes is a giant. Cervantes created many other funny scenes in which literary production the odd knight sees reality as a medieval fairytale. Cervantes tried writing books, plays, sonnets, and brief stories before 1613. But, his literary works were printed but they never made him famous nor rich. He composed many literary works which did not become successful until after his departure. After he also wrote and released”Don Quixote”, such as most writers in the moment he received little or no money Rodrigo during his lifetime for one of the world’s most famous literary production.Cervantes was a soldier that fought with the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, sustained serious injuries in the battle. He suffered from two chest wounds and his left hand was completely maimed. Despite his handicap, nevertheless, Cervantes continued to function as a soldier for several more years.Cervantes and Rodrigo, his brother, had been captured during their voyage by a group of Turkish ships on their way home to Spain. Cervantes subsequently spent five years as an enslaved captive and made several failed yet daring attempts to escape his imprisonment. When he returned to Spain, he was employed as a provider of products required by the Spanish Armada but failed to get the funds, he could not help. As a result, he was put in prison, although it was not his fault.In 1597, he had been put in jail again for fiscal issues. Here he began collecting ideas for Don Quixote according to his life and its consequences.After Miguel de Cervantes died in 1616, his obituary would have outlined his life in this way: Cervantes was a financially bad soldier of hardship. He served several years in a number of jails. He composed and published literature that lots of people read. Every Spaniard recognizes the title,”Miguel de Cervantes”, also for many years,”Don Quixote de la Mancha” was required reading in Spanish classrooms. If Cervantes’ life had continued beyond 1616, he would have been Spain’s most famous celebrity, as he is now.

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