Disease as peripeteia in «The Exemplary Novels» of Miguel de Cervantes

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This paper analyzes the motif of disease as an important motor of narrative development in The Exemplary Novels, the Cervantine collection published in Madrid in 1613 by Juan de la Cuesta. It will address the following short novels in particular: The Deceitful Marriage, The Licentiate Vidriera or Doctor Glass-Case, The Spanish-English Lady, and The Jealous Estramaduran.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNARRATIVE MEDICINE. The Healing of Diseases in Spanish and Hispanic American Narrative
EditorsDante Liano
Number of pages39
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Disease
  • Cervantes
  • The Exemplary Novels
  • Narrative technique
  • Peripeteia


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