Cervantes, the man who wanted women free

A study investigates the female characters of the author of Don Quixote, models ahead of their time. Cervantes did not conceive many treasures greater than that of freedom, one of the core concepts of his work and his life.

This idea he put in the mouth of Don Quixote in a memorable passage: "Freedom, Sancho, is one of the most precious gifts that the heavens gave to men; with it the treasures that the earth contains cannot be equaled nor the sea conceal; for freedom as well as for honor, life can and must be ventured, and, on the contrary, captivity is the greatest evil that can come to men "(and to women).

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