This Norton Critical Edition includes:
Burton Raffel's masterful translation ("Indeed, Raffel seems to have created a Cervantine English" - Javier Herrero, University of Virginia), lightly revised by Diana de Armas Wilson and including the translator's note.
A revised and expanded introduction as well as revised and expanded explanatory footnotes by Diana de Armas Wilson.
A rich selection of contextual materials, including related writings by Cervantes and his contemporaries as well as a modern account of Don Quijote's influence over five centuries.
Fifteen critical essays-seven of them new to the Second Edition-thematically organised to maximise classroom discussion. The new essays are by Ilan Stavans, Anne J. Cruz, Paul Michael Johnson, Pablo Garci¿a-Pin~ar, Anthony J. Cascardi, Barbara Fuchs and Andre¿s Lema-Hincapie¿.
A chronology and a selected bibliography.