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jane eyre meets don quijote

I’ve always thought it would be so nice if Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quijote could meet Charlotte Bronte’s  (Currer Bell’s) Jane Eyre. Bronte’s character was, virtually entirely, a rewritten version of the Cinderella story.   554 more words

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A Wild Ride

My professor in World Literature asked us to write about the craziest thing we have ever done in line with our topic which was Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. 319 more words

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from "Don Quixote" (Part 1, Chapter 48)

So it isn’t the masses who are to blame for demanding rubbish, but rather those who aren’t capable of providing them with anything else.

– Miguel de Cervantes, ‘Don Quixote‘ (1, 48)


Charlotte Lennox's 'The Female Quixote'

On the 4th of January 1804, the English author and poet Charlotte Lennox, née Ramsay, died in London. The fact that she was buried in an unmarked grave at Broad Court Cemetery is, in some metaphoric way, meaningful. 755 more words


Photographer Dan Bannino stunningly transforms 16 shelter dogs into famous writers...Westie becomes Mark Twain!

Mashable: There are more similarities between dogs and our literary heroes than we’ve been led to believe. For starters, both can wear infinity scarves convincingly. 93 more words


from "Don Quixote" (Part 1, Chapter 44)

there was lots of stonethrowing on that occasion.

– Miguel de Cervantes, ‘Don Quixote’ (1,44)


My January Reading Plans: Part 1

I began my reading year 2014 with Roberto Bolano’s 2666It didn’t bode well for me. I read only the first three parts, about halfway, before laying it down. 192 more words

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