Item Details

Print View

Miguel de Cervantes [electronic resource]

Nuevo Mundo Visión
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Using drawings, paintings, letters, maps, and footage of notable landmarks, this program presents the adventures and tribulations of Miguel de Cervantes, arguably the best-known figure in Spanish literary history. In addition to Don Quixote, one of the most influential and widely read classics in Western literature, the program also introduces Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares, a group of short stories that he claimed were the first to be written in Castilian.
Release Date
Run Time
43 min.
In Spanish with English subtitles
11 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 12, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Miguel Cervantes: Humble Origins (3:31)
  • Education and Influence (1:20)
  • Cervantes' First Published Work (2:23)
  • Cervantes the Soldier (4:10)
  • Soldier, Philanderer, and Prisoner (1:40)
  • Prisoners in Algiers (3:24)
  • Poverty and Unemployment (2:37)
  • Cervantes: Marriage and First Novel (2:12)
  • Cervantes in Seville (3:35)
  • Misfortunes of Cervantes (5:13)
  • Success of "Don Quixote" (6:20)
  • Cervantes' Castilian Short Stories (3:03)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Publisher no.
29751 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (43 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View