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Making Connections to the Arts

Performing Arts

This section examines how Cervantes' timeless story has inspired countless stage interpretations of Don Quixote including Massenet's opera, Minkus's ballet and the legendary Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha.

Visual Arts

The story of Don Quixote has been depicted by artists from around the world, including both El Greco and Picasso. This section looks at some of the greatest visual translations of the story and provides links to both the artworks and museum.

Literary Arts

This section examines the effect that Don Quixote had on the publishing world. Poetry and various retellings of the famous tale are featured here.