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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUIXOTIC» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quixotic
QUOTES WITH «QUIXOTIC»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word quixotic.
There is nothing quixotic or romantic in wanting to change the world. It is possible. It is the age-old vocation of all humanity.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUIXOTIC»
Discover the use of quixotic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quixotic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Quixotic Frescoes: Cervantes and Italian Renaissance Art
Quixotic Frescoes delves into the politics of imitation, self-censorship, religious ideology expressed through the pictorial, as well as the gendering of art as reflected in Cervantes' work.
Frederick A. De Armas, 2006
Quixotic Desire: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Cervantes
A value of the collection is its multiple trajectory, as commentary on the Cervantine corpus, on authorial and fictional psyches, and on the dialectical (hi)story of literature and psychoanalysis.
Ruth S. El Saffar, Diana de Armas Wilson, 1993
Fighting Windmills: A Quixotic Odyssey
This is a story about life as seen through the eyes of a romantic idealist, and the quixotic odyssey which evolves; as Webster defines, "quixotic" implies "extravagantly chivalrous or romantic, impractical, impulsive and often rashly ...
Robert O. Morris, 2012
Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815
Sarah Wood's study is the first book-length publication to examine the role of Don Quixote in early American literature.
Sarah F. Wood, 2005
My Vast Fortune: The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist
Witty and compassionate, Andrew Tobias is a plutocrat for the nineties, a capitalist with a heart. If you enjoyed The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need, you'll love My Vast Fortune. From the Hardcover edition.
Andrew Tobias, 2011
Quixotic: Racing History II
Becoming someone else is second nature to him. So when its necessary to do so, the man he invents is Race Allen, a quixotic adventurer with little regard for the law.
C. A. Scott, 2006
Quixotic Modernists: Reading Gender in Tristana, Trigo and ...
This study shows the modern message (regarding gender), and modernist qualities of the prose of these works.
Louise Ciallella, 2007
The Cervantes Encyclopedia: L-Z
Quixotic principle tagonist is explicitly identified, usually in the title, as a kind of
DQ (examples can be seen in the novels of *Lennox, *Greene, and *Acker). Third
are novels whose protagonist is explicitly (either within the text or in extratextual ...
Howard Mancing, 2004
That Quixotic Lady: The Story of a Remarkable Lady that ...
Jane decided then to learn everything a boy could-only better. The Quixotic Lady is the fictional story of the life of Jane McManus, a rare female figure in the 1800s.
Shirley Butler LaRocca, 2008
Seven Seasons in Siena: My Quixotic Quest for Acceptance ...
Seven Seasons in Siena is the story of Rodi’s love affair with the people of Siena—and of his awkward, heartfelt, intermittently successful, occasionally disastrous attempts to become a naturalized member of the Noble Contrada of the ...
Robert Rodi, 2011
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUIXOTIC»
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'Don Quixote' has potential, needs work
The cast of The Quixotic Days and Errant Nights of the Knight Errant Don Quixote gets in a dress rehearsal at Amphibian Stage in Fort Worth. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
Chris Christie's quixotic quest: Why the New Jersey governor's 2016 …
New Jersey is a special place. It's the most crowded state in the country, with 9 million people bumping up against each other in a raucous scrum. «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
Suarez ready to escape Quixotic trap in Champions League final
For Luiz Suarez, there was a time earlier in the season when he seemed to be falling into the Quixotic trap, destined to grow disenchanted by the fantasy, ... «Yahoo Sports, Jun 15»
Quixotic quest? Why is Lincoln Chafee running for president?
Lincoln Chafee plans to formally open his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, setting off on a quixotic political quest that has ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jun 15»
Robin Birley: Ditching 'quixotic' Nigel Farage now would be a fatal …
It is traditional for political parties to engage in a bout of blood-letting after a General Election failure. The policies and leadership which were responsible for the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
Salvation, Thy Name is Amiibo: The Quixotic Challenge of …
I am a thirty-three year old married man. Yesterday I drove to a job interview. On the way home I noticed a Toys 'R Us approaching. I was hungry. I wanted to get ... «Paste Magazine, May 15»
Quixotic Plan to Amend U.S. Constitution Passes Texas House
After about half an hour of debate Friday, House lawmakers passed House Joint Resolution 79, by Rep. Paul Workman (R-Austin). The resolution requests that ... «The Texas Observer, May 15»
Stephen Poloz's 'quixotic quest': JPMorgan calls Bank of Canada …
Ignore for a moment the fact that Stephen Poloz referred to first-quarter economic growth as “atrocious.” To JPMorgan Chase & Co., the Bank of Canada ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
quixotic quest for a greener future
How, as a prosperous westerner, do you free yourself from the guilty knowledge that your bequest to planet earth will be a hotter and less hospitable climate? «Financial Times, Apr 15»
SOU grad Thomas dazzles with Quixotic
When art fusion troupe Quixotic wowed audiences at the Historic Ashland Armory on Easter Sunday, April 5, there was a lot riding on the show for owner and ... «Ashland Daily Tidings, Apr 15»
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