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Miguel De Cervantes

Chasing Windmills: A Spanish Adventure

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?  Perhaps to be too practical is madness.  To surrender dreams — this may be madness.  Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!” – Don Quixote… 481 more words


Thou hast seen nothing yet. – Miguel De Cervantes http://ift.tt/29JOMKq

Miguel De Cervantes

Read of the Week: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

A classic you might not have picked up before, our Read of the Week, Don Quixote, considers what it us to believe in an ideal. 255 more words

Read Of The Week

Madrid's Don Quixote Tapestries~

The Royal Palace of Madrid,

has a special exhibit,

honoring the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, the author of, “The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha.” 88 more words


Will This Kill That?: Henry James, the Representational Arts, and New Media (Part 1)

About halfway through Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove (1902), I found myself beguiled by Milly Theale’s visit to London’s National Gallery, a lengthy passage in which the novel’s heroine wanders through the museum, ignoring the paintings and attending to the “lady-copyists” assiduously mimicking the masters. 412 more words


Argel, donde Miguel de Cervantes fue preso, da la espalda al genio

Los espacios que habitó Miguel de Cervantes en Argel se encuentra en un estado de entretenimiento lamentable. La dejación de las autoridades argelinas es combatida por la embajada española y el Instituto Cervantes que pretenden dotar de vida cultural esos espacios habitados por Miguel de Cervantes, entre ellos una gruta dónde esperaban los cautivos españoles una fragata que les devolviese a España 515 more words