Rosinante


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Rosinante

Don Quixote’s mount. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
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And, by analogy, who among ourselves could say they have never seen "with their own eyes" Don Quixote in person, haggard and enthusiastic, riding Rosinante, with the exquisite way he talks, generous and idealistic, dignified, relentless, and at the same time mild, chatting with Sancho Panza, in the realms of eternal Castile ...?!
A nonbeliever might picture here Don Quixote, with his broken-down horse, Rosinante. But what Christian reader would fail to think of the Passion story?
Mas interes tiene la que escribe John Dos Passos, que por aquellas fechas acababa de publicar Rosinante on the Road Again.
In his first Spanish book, Rosinante to the Road Again (1922), Telemachus and his bawdy companion, Lyaeus, ramble along Spanish roads in search of "the gesture", the essence of Spanish life that the Dos Passos persona hoped to emulate in words.
The mad escape from the pursuit of civil guard ends in Rosinante's crashing against the wall of the monastery, where Monsignor and the Mayor expected to find shelter.
I remain one of those who have learned that windmills are not giants and monsters and who, all the same, cannot see Rosinante saddled up without itching for another ride.
Originally conceived as a comic satire against the chivalric romances then in literary vogue, the novel describes realistically what befalls an elderly knight who, his head bemused by reading romances, sets out on his old horse Rosinante, with his pragmatic squire Sancho Panza, to seek adventure.
Meanwhile, Merce at seventy-five, his ears possibly stopped up by the sound of that rightful public approbation due an artist who has served his community manfully and well, battles on like a trusty but iconoclastic Don Quixote on a spindly Rosinante. And why not?
In his own work Borge was recalling the day he heard news of Che Guevaras death: Che is as irritating as Christ, as Quixote, as Bolivar, in as much as he mounted Rosinante, knocked down bishops and frontiers and was crucified on La Higuera; meanwhile, I thought of Vella wiping away my tears and hers.
Then upon a bony old nag he called Rosinante, he set out upon his first adventure.
" Striking his spurs into Rosinante, he drives at one of the " monsters dreadful as Typhoeus.
En la aventura del Barco encantando, suputa don Quijote las extraordinarias distancias ya recorridas, pero Sancho le muestra al rocin y Rosinante atados a un arbol, muy cerca.