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Alonso Fernández de Avellaneda

Avellaneda, Alonso Fernández de (älônˈsō fārnänˈdāth dā ävĕlyänāˈħä) [key], pen name used by the unknown Spanish writer who published a spurious second part of Don Quixote in 1614, before Cervantes's own second part appeared (1615). The book is usually referred to as El Quijote apócrifo [the spurious Don Quixote], and its author is unidentified, although various attributions have been made.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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