Rinconete y Cortadillo

"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.

"Rinconete y Cortadillo"
by Miguel de Cervantes
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Original titleNovela de Rinconete y Cortadillo
Genre(s)Picaresque short story
Published inNovelas Ejemplares
Publication date1613
← Preceded by
El amante liberal
Followed by →
La española inglesa

The story is set in Seville in 1569, which at the time was a rich city with marked social contrasts, being the entrepôt of Spain and the new world of the Americas.[2]


  1. ^ "Novela de Rinconete y Cortadillo" (in Spanish). Universidad de Alcalá. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  2. ^ Bel Bravo, María Antonia (1996) [1993]. "El mundo social de Rinconete y Cortadillo" [The Social World of Rinconete y Cortadillo] (PDF). In Arellano, Ignacio (ed.). Studia Aurea. Actas del III Congreso de la AISO III (pdf) (in Spanish). Vol. 3: Prosa. Toulouse-Pamplona: GRISO-LEMSO. pp. 45–53 [47]. ISBN 9788492158133. Retrieved 20 January 2013.

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