Don Quixote

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any impractical idealist (after Cervantes' hero)

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Watt analyzes Don Quixote, Don Juan, and Robinson Crusoe as compellingly, though not as paradoxically, as he analyzes Faust.
On the concluding page Watt comments oddly that Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, and Robinson Crusoe 'make no overt pitch for any individualist idea; they do not support individualism ideologically or politically; they merely assume it for themselves'.
Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, and Robinson Crusoe are all heroes of the individual will, of the self against the world, and that can be encouraging when the self is threatened.
Much of this more recent material has been integrated into a book that will appear shortly with Susquehanna University Press: Don Quixote, Don Juan & Related Subjects: Form and Tradition in Spanish Literature, 1330-1630.
Don Quixote, Don Juan and Related Subjects: Form and Tradition in Spanish Literature, 1330-1630.