Rinconete y Cortadillo

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"Rinconete y Cortadillo"
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1613 book cover
Author Miguel de Cervantes
Original title "Novela de Rinconete y Cortadillo"
Country Spain
Language Spanish
Genre(s) Picaresque short story
Published in Novelas Ejemplares
Publication date 1613
Preceded by "El amante liberal"
Followed by "La española inglesa"

Rinconete y Cortadillo (or Novela de Rinconete y Cortadillo)[1] is one of the twelve short stories included in Novelas Ejemplares, by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.

The story is set in Seville in 1569, which at the time was a rich city with marked social contrasts, because it was the hub of Spanish trade with America.[2]


  1. "Novela de Rinconete y Cortadillo" (in Spanish). Universidad de Alcalá. Retrieved 20 January 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Bel Bravo, María Antonia (1996) [1993]. "El mundo social de Rinconete y Cortadillo" (PDF). In Arellano, Ignacio (ed.). Studia Aurea. Actas del III Congreso de la AISO III (pdf) (in Spanish). 3: Prosa. Toulouse-Pamplona: GRISO-LEMSO. pp. 45–53 [47]. ISBN 9788492158133. Retrieved 20 January 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_chapter= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Rinconete and Cortadillo at the Internet Archive