Her name was Aldonza Lorenzo, and upon her he thought fit to confer the title of Lady of his Thoughts; and after some search for a name which should not be out of harmony with her own, and should suggest and indicate that of a princess and great lady, he decided upon calling her Dulcinea del Toboso
-she being of El Toboso- a name, to his mind, musical, uncommon, and significant, like all those he had already bestowed upon himself and the things belonging to him.
Cardenio conoce bien, no obstante, que ocasiona el dolor y la melancolia en el hidalgo: Dulcinea del Toboso
Readers of Don Quixote may be surprised to find out that there is no lady love for Don Quixote, who serves and pines for Dulcinea del Toboso
, a figment of his imagination based on the women of the romances of chivalry.
The last detail does not infer any problems, either: despite the fact that there is no woman in his life, he remembers a close-by woman farmer, calls her Dulcinea del Toboso
, and dedicates his thoughts and great deeds to her.
I bade him tell it to me; and he still laughing said, "In the margin, as I told you, this is written: `This Dulcinea del Toboso
so often mentioned in this history, had, they say, the best hand of any woman in all La Mancha for salting pigs.
Quiere ser armado caballero a fin de que pueda ofrecer sus hazanas a la sin par Dulcinea del Toboso
, la mujer mas bella del mundo.
Don Quixote also mistakes a neighboring peasant girl of Toboso to be Dulcinea del Toboso
who was a beautiful but imaginary maiden of his fantasy and to whom he had pledged fidelity prior to leaving on his glorious expedition.
About his longing for his beloved Dulcinea del Toboso
, his mythical "queen and lady.
Along with-him, Halik weaves his pages with discussions of Nietschze, Simone Weft, Kafka, the Cervantes characters Don Quixote, Sancho Panza and Dulcinea del Toboso
, and others.
1) En este equipo de autores ficticios, tenemos tambien al grupo de academicos de Argamasilla, que escribe en unos pergaminos con letra gotica, una serie de sonetos y epitafios en memoria del insigne hidalgo, asi como Sancho Panza y Dulcinea del Toboso
, transcriptos al final de la primera parte.
Pero la conexion central es otra: es entre Cesarea Tinajeros y Dulcinea del Toboso
Mujeres en el imaginario epico: Dulcinea del Toboso
y Helena de Troya