April 21, 2016
But I thought all cultures were the same…
(Note the napping pair in the photo… And that the Spanish haven’t written a decent book since…)
The English have managed to sell Shakespeare as one of the pillars of their language, because theirs is a more pragmatic country than ours,” Puértolas said. “Spain is not a place that knows how to acknowledge its culture.”
Hundreds of words inform us about, well, quixotic attempts to locate Cervantes’ remains, but apparently no one in Spain is as (just barely) energized enough to try writing a new book after 400 years.