Table of Contents for Don Quixote of LA Mancha


Introduction 15(24)
Walter Starkie
PART I 39(482)
Dedication 39(2)
Prologue 41(8)
Prefatory Verses 49(7)
I. Which tells of the quality and manner of life of the famous gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha
56(5)
II. Which deals with our imaginative hero's first sally from his home
61(7)
III. Which relates the pleasant method by which Don Quixote had himself dubbed knight
68(6)
IV. What happened to our knight when he sallied from the inn
74(6)
V. In which is continued the account of our knight's mishap
80(5)
VI. Of the pleasant and mighty inquisition held by the curate and the barber on the library of our imaginative knight Don Quixote
85(8)
VII. Of the second sally of our good knight Don Quixote of La Mancha
93(5)
VIII. Of the valiant Don Quixote's success in the terrifying and never-before-imagined adventure of the windmills, with other events worthy of happy remembrance
98(8)
IX. In which is decided and ended the stupendous battle between the gallant Biscayan and the valiant Manchegan
106(5)
X. Of the pleasant conversation between Don Quixote and his squire, Sancho Panza
111(5)
XI. Of what happened to Don Quixote with certain goatherds
116(7)
XII. The story a young goatherd told those that were with Don Quixote
123(6)
XIII. In which is concluded the story of the shepherdess Marcela, with other matters
129(8)
XIV. Containing the despairing verses of the dead shepherd, with other unexpected happenings
137(9)
XV. In which is related the unfortunate adventure that overtook Don Quixote on his encounter with some heartless Yanguesans
146(7)
XVI. Of what befell our imaginative gentleman in the inn he supposed to be a castle
153(7)
XVII. In which are continued the countless troubles that befell Don Quixote and his squire in the inn that, to his sorrow, the former took for a castle
160(8)
XVIII. In which an account is given of the conversation that took place between Sancho Panza and his master, Don Quixote, with other adventures worth recording
168(10)
XIX. Of the sensible conversation between Sancho Panza and his master, and of the adventure with a corpse, with other famous happenings
178(7)
XX. Of the adventure, never before seen or heard of, achieved by the valorous Don Quixote of La Mancha, with less peril than any ever achieved by any famous knight in all the world
185(13)
XXI. The noble adventure and rich prize of Mambrino's helmet, and other things that befell our invincible knight
198(11)
XXII. Of the liberty Don Quixote gave to a number of unfortunates who were being borne, much against their will, where they had no wish to go
209(10)
XXIII. Of what happened to the famous Don Quixote in the Sierra Morena, one of the rarest adventures in this truthful history
219(11)
XXIV. The adventure in the Sierra Morena continued
230(8)
XXV. Of the strange things that happened to the valiant knight of La Mancha in the Sierra Morena, and of the penance he performed there
238(16)
XXVI. A continuation of the subtle pranks played by Don Quixote, the lover, in the Sierra Morena
254(7)
XXVII. Of how the curate and the barber carried out their plan, with other things worthy of mention in this great history
261(15)
XXVIII. Which deals with the quaint and agreeable adventure that befell the curate and the barber in the Sierra Morena
276(13)
XXIX. Which deals with the pleasant device that was adopted to rescue our love-sick knight from the severe penance he had imposed upon himself
289(11)
XXX. Of Dorotea's inventiveness, with other pleasing and entertaining matters
300(10)
XXXI. Of the delightful conversation between Don Quixote and his squire, and other happenings
310(9)
XXXII. Of what happened to Don Quixote and all his company at the inn
319(7)
XXXIII. In which "The Tale of Ill-Advised Curiosity" is told
326(18)
XXXIV. In which "The Tale of Ill-Advised Curiosity" is continued
344(19)
XXXV. Of the fierce and monstrous battle that Don Quixote fought with certain skins of red wine, with the conclusion of "The Tale of Ill-Advised Curiosity"
363(8)
XXXVI. Of other strange events that happened at the inn
371(9)
XXXVII. In which is continued the history of the famous Princess Micomicona, with other pleasant adventures
380(9)
XXXVIII. Of Don Quixote's curious discourse on arms and letters
389(4)
XXXIX. In which the captive tells the story of his life and adventures
393(8)
XL. In which the captive's story is continued
401(12)
XLI. In which the captive still continues his adventures
413(18)
XLII. Which deals with further incidents at the inn and with many other things worthy of being known
431(7)
XLIII. In which the pleasant story of the muleteer is told, with other strange happenings at the inn
438(10)
XLIV. In which the unprecedented adventures at the inn are continued
448(8)
XLV. In which the controversy of Mambrino's helmet and the packsaddle is decided, with other happenings, all quite true
456(7)
XLVI. Of the notable adventure of the officers of the Holy Brotherhood and the great ferocity of our good knight Don Quixote
463(8)
XLVII. Of the strange manner in which Don Quixote of La Mancha was enchanted, with other notable incidents
471(9)
XLVIII. In which the canon pursues the subject of books of chivalry, with other matters worthy of his intelligence
480(8)
XLIX. Which deals with the shrewd conversation between Sancho Panza and his master, Don Quixote
488(8)
L. Of the learned arguments between Don Quixote and the canon, with other incidents
496(6)
LI. What the goatherd related to those who were carrying Don Quixote
502(5)
LII. Of the quarrel that Don Quixote had with the goatherd, with the rare adventure of the disciplinants, which he successfully achieved with the sweat of his brow
507(14)
PART II 521(530)
Approbation 521(3)
Dedication 524(1)
Prologue 525(4)
I. What passed between the curate, the barber, and Don Quixote regarding the knight's infirmity
529(10)
II. Which deals with the notable quarrel between Sancho Panza and Don Quixote's niece and housekeeper, with other amusing incidents
539(5)
III. Of the ridiculous conversation that passed between Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and the bachelor Sanson Carrasco
544(8)
IV. In which Sancho Panza satisfies the doubts and questions of the bachelor Sanson Carrasco, with other matters worthy of being known and related
552(5)
V. Of the shrewd and humorous conversation between Sancho Panza and his wife, Teresa Panza, and other matters worthy of happy record
557(7)
VI. Of what happened to Don Quixote with his niece and his housekeeper, one of the most important chapters in all this history
564(6)
VII. Of the discussion between Don Quixote and his squire, with other most notable incidents
570(7)
VIII. In which we learn what happened to Don Quixote on his way to see his lady, Dulcinea of El Toboso
577(7)
IX. In which is told what therein shall be seen
584(4)
X. In which is related the device that Sancho adopted to enchant Lady Dulcinea, and other incidents as absurd as they are true
588(9)
XI. Of the strange adventure that befell the valorous Don Quixote with the cart or wagon of the Parliament of Death
597(6)
XII. Of the strange adventure that befell the gallant Don Quixote with the brave Knight of the Mirrors
603(7)
XIII. In which the adventure of the Knight of the Wood is continued, with the wise, novel, and agreeable conversation between the two squires
610(6)
XIV. In which the adventure of the Knight of the Wood is continued
616(11)
XV. In which is told who the Knight of the Mirrors and his squire were
627(2)
XVI. Of what happened when Don Quixote met a wise gentleman of La Mancha
629(9)
XVII. In which is set forth the highest point that Don Quixote's unheard-of courage ever reached, with the happily terminated adventure of the lions
638(10)
XVIII. Of what happened to Don Quixote in the castle or house of the Knight of the Green Cloak, with other eccentric matters
648(9)
XIX. Of the adventure of the enamored shepherd, with other truly pleasant incidents
657(7)
XX. In which an account is given of the wedding of Camacho the Rich, with the adventure of Basilio the Poor
664(8)
XXI. The continuation of Camacho's wedding, with other enjoyable adventures
672(6)
XXII. In which is given an account of the great adventure of the cave of Montesinos, in the heart of La Mancha, which our gallant Don Quixote brought to a happy conclusion
678(8)
XXIII. Of the wonderful things that the consummate Don Quixote said he had seen in the deep cave of Montesinos, whose impossibility and immensity has caused this adventure to be considered apocryphal
686(10)
XXIV. In which a thousand trifles are recounted, as nonsensical as they are necessary to the true understanding of this great history
696(7)
XXV. Of the adventure of the braying and the entertaining meeting with the puppet-showman, with the memorable prediction of the prophetic ape
703(9)
XXVI. In which is continued the diverting adventure of the puppet-showman, with other truly entertaining incidents
712(9)
XXVII. In which we are told who Master Pedro and his ape were, with Don Quixote's misfortune in the braying adventure, which did not end as he wished or expected
721(6)
XXVIII. Of things that Benengeli says the reader will learn if he reads them with attention
727(5)
XXIX. Of the famous adventure of the enchanted boat
732(7)
XXX. Of what befell Don Quixote with a fair huntress
739(5)
XXXI. Which treats of many and great matters
744(9)
XXXII. Of Don Quixote's reply to his reprimander, with other incidents, grave and gay
753(13)
XXXIII. Of the amusing conversation that passed between the duchess, her maids, and Sancho Panza, which deserves to be read and noted
766(8)
XXXIV. Which tells of the information received for the disenchantment of the peerless Dulcinea of El Toboso, which is one of the famous adventures in this book
774(8)
XXXV. The continuation of Don Quixote's instructions for the disenchantment of Dulcinea, with other wonderful events
782(8)
XXXVI. Of the strange and inconceivable adventure of the Doleful Duenna, alias Countess Trifaldi, with a letter that Sancho Panza wrote to his wife, Teresa Panza
790(6)
XXXVII. In which is continued the famous adventure of the Doleful Duenna
796(2)
XXXVIII. In which the Doleful Duenna relates her misfortune
798(6)
XXXIX. In which La Trifaldi continues her stupendous and memorable story
804(3)
XL. Of matters concerning this adventure and this memorable history
807(5)
XLI. Of the coming of Clavileno and the conclusion of this protracted adventure
812(10)
XLII. Of Don Quixote's advice to Sancho Panza before he went to govern his island, with other serious matters
822(5)
XLIII. Of Don Quixote's further advice to Sancho Panza
827(6)
XLIV. How Sancho Panza was taken to his governorship, and of the strange adventure that befell Don Quixote in the castle
833(10)
XLV. Of how the great Sancho Panza took possession of his island, and the way in which he began to govern
843(7)
XLVI. Of the terrifying cat-and-bell scare experienced by Don Quixote in the course of his wooing by the enamored Altisidora
850(5)
XLVII. In which the account of how Sancho Panza behaved in his government is continued
855(9)
XLVIII. Of Don Quixote's adventure with Dona Rodriguez, the duchess' duenna, with other incidents worthy of record and of eternal remembrance
864(8)
XLIX. Of what happened to Sancho Panza on the rounds of his island
872(10)
L. Which reveals who the enchanters and executioners were that beat the duenna and pinched and scratched Don Quixote, with the adventure of the page who bore the letter to Teresa Panza, Sancho Panza's wife
882(9)
LI. Of the progress of Sancho Panza's government, with other matters such as they are
891(8)
LII. In which is recorded the adventure of the second Doleful or Distressed Duenna, otherwise called Dona Rodriguez
899(7)
LIII. Of the violent end of Sancho Panza's government
906(5)
LIV. Which deals with matters relating to this history and not to any other
911(8)
LV. Of what happened to Sancho on the road, and other matters, the best that can be
919(7)
LVI. Of the prodigious and unparalleled battle that took place between Don Quixote of La Mancha and the lackey Tosilos, in the defense of Dona Rodriguez daughter
926(5)
LVII. Which tells of how Don Quixote took leave of the duke and of his adventure with the witty and wanton Altisidora, the duchess' maid-in-waiting
931(4)
LVIII. Which tells of how adventures poured on Don Quixote so thick and fast that they gave no room to one another
935(11)
LIX. In which is recorded the extraordinary event that might pass for an adventure of Don Quixote
946(8)
LX. What happened to Don Quixote on the way to Barcelona
954(12)
LXI. Of what happened to Don Quixote upon entering Barcelona, with other matters containing more truth than wisdom
966(3)
LXII. Which treats of the adventure of the enchanted head, with other childish matters that cannot be omitted
969(12)
LXIII. Of the disaster that befell Sancho Panza on his visit to the galleys, and the strange adventure of the Moorish girl
981(9)
LXIV. Of the adventure that gave Don Quixote more sorrow than any that had ever befallen him
990(4)
LXV. Which reveals who the Knight of the White Moon was, with the liberation of Don Gregorio and other incidents
994(5)
LXVI. Which treats of what the reader shall see or the listener hear
999(5)
LXVII. Of Don Quixote's determination to become a shepherd and lead a pastoral life till the year of his pledge had expired, with other truly entertaining incidents
1004(5)
LXVIII. Of the bristly adventure that befell Don Quixote
1009(6)
LXIX. Of the rarest and strangest adventure that befell Don Quixote in the whole course of this history
1015(6)
LXX. Which follows the sixty-ninth and deals with matters indispensable for the clear understanding of this history
1021(7)
LXXI. Of what befell Don Quixote and Sancho, his squire, on the way to their village
1028(6)
LXXII. How Don Quixote and Sancho arrived at their village
1034(5)
LXXIII. Of the omens that Don Quixote met at the entrance to his village, with other incidents that embellish and accredit this great history
1039(5)
LXXIV. Of how Don Quixote fell ill, of the will he made, and of his death
1044(7)
Selected Bibliography 1051