A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On the Contributions and Their Authors

A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On the Contributions and Their Authors Open Cultural Studies 2018; 2: 10–10ErratumJuan de Dios Torralbo Caballero*A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On theContributions and Their Authorshttps://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2018-0002Erratum to: Caballero, J. (2017). A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On the Contributions and TheirAuthors. Open Cultural Studies, 1(1), pp. 690-695. doi:10.1515/culture-2017-0063The foreword to the special issue Multicultural Cervantes published in Open Cultural Studies vol. 1, pp.690–695, does not include information on one important contributor to this issue Prof. Krisztina Kodó andher article “The Delusion of Enchantment in Miguel Cervantes’s Don Quixote and William Shakespeare’sMidsummer Night’s Dream.”The Editor and the Editorial team apologise for this oversight.Krisztina Kodó in “The Delusion of Enchantment in Miguel Cervantes’s Don Quixote and WilliamShakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream” investigates the conceptual framework of magic andenchantment in the works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and William Shakespeare postulating thatWilliam Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra were both outstanding personalities of an age thatbrought great discoveries, innovations and developments. This age was the height of the English Renaissanceand the Golden Age of Spain. According to Krisztina Kodó, both authors were at the centre of the currenthistorical turbulence. Their portrayal of the delusionary aspects of enchantment, in A Midsummer Night’sDream and Don Quijote, created an interplay between the realities and ironic mockeries seen through theeyes of the characters. Magic and enchantment are a mask that allows the characters to disregard reality,and the supernatural is a dramatic tool that provides a light and comic perception of chivalric literatureand the world.Krisztina Kodó is full professor and Head of the Department of English Language and Literatures atKodolányi University of Applied Sciences, Hungary. Her MA (1992) and PhD (2002) dissertation focusedon Canadian literature, culture and the arts, which she received from Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest.Her main field of research encompasses Shakespearean and Irish Studies (multicultural theatre, culturalidentities, contemporary Irish theatre), as well as American and Canadian Studies (multicultural identities,the Northern myth, Native literatures, contemporary Canadian drama and poetry, regional literatures). Shewrote her habilitation dissertation in 2012. It was titled Variations on a Canadian Theme: Identities, Icons,Stereotypical Images and the Northern Myth, which she successfully defended in 2013 and received herdiploma in 2014.*Corresponding author: Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero, University of Cordoba, E-mail: l22tocaj@uco.esOpen Access. © 2018 Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero, published by De Gruyter.Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 License.This work is licensed under the Creative http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Open Cultural Studies de Gruyter

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Open Cultural Studies 2018; 2: 10–10ErratumJuan de Dios Torralbo Caballero*A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On theContributions and Their Authorshttps://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2018-0002Erratum to: Caballero, J. (2017). A Foreword to Multicultural Cervantes: On the Contributions and TheirAuthors. Open Cultural Studies, 1(1), pp. 690-695. doi:10.1515/culture-2017-0063The foreword to the special issue Multicultural Cervantes published in Open Cultural Studies vol. 1, pp.690–695, does not include information on one important contributor to this issue Prof. Krisztina Kodó andher article “The Delusion of Enchantment in Miguel Cervantes’s Don Quixote and William Shakespeare’sMidsummer Night’s Dream.”The Editor and the Editorial team apologise for this oversight.Krisztina Kodó in “The Delusion of Enchantment in Miguel Cervantes’s Don Quixote and WilliamShakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream” investigates the conceptual framework of magic andenchantment in the works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and William Shakespeare postulating thatWilliam Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra were both outstanding personalities of an age thatbrought great discoveries, innovations and developments. This age was the height of the English Renaissanceand the Golden Age of Spain. According to Krisztina Kodó, both authors were at the centre of the currenthistorical turbulence. Their portrayal of the delusionary aspects of enchantment, in A Midsummer Night’sDream and Don Quijote, created an interplay between the realities and ironic mockeries seen through theeyes of the characters. Magic and enchantment are a mask that allows the characters to disregard reality,and the supernatural is a dramatic tool that provides a light and comic perception of chivalric literatureand the world.Krisztina Kodó is full professor and Head of the Department of English Language and Literatures atKodolányi University of Applied Sciences, Hungary. Her MA (1992) and PhD (2002) dissertation focusedon Canadian literature, culture and the arts, which she received from Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest.Her main field of research encompasses Shakespearean and Irish Studies (multicultural theatre, culturalidentities, contemporary Irish theatre), as well as American and Canadian Studies (multicultural identities,the Northern myth, Native literatures, contemporary Canadian drama and poetry, regional literatures). Shewrote her habilitation dissertation in 2012. It was titled Variations on a Canadian Theme: Identities, Icons,Stereotypical Images and the Northern Myth, which she successfully defended in 2013 and received herdiploma in 2014.*Corresponding author: Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero, University of Cordoba, E-mail: l22tocaj@uco.esOpen Access. © 2018 Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero, published by De Gruyter.Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 License.This work is licensed under the Creative

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