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  • Two derivations have been proposed: one from the Portuguese word barroco, a jewelers 'term for the irregular, odd-shaped pearl first brought from Goa to Portugal in the sixteenth century, and in the early eighteenth century used in French as an adjective meaning “bizarre” or “odd”; and the other, from baroco, the name of the fourth mode of the second figure in the scholastic terminology of syl - logisms.

    BAROQUE IN LITERATURE

  • The name “baroque” actually comes from a Portuguese word, barroco, which means “a misshapen pearl”.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Obra feita com um intenso amor pelo legado de HPL, todo o design da capa e interior procura recuperar o imaginário barroco dos contos do autor.

    Leitura a não perder

  • O excesso quase barroco de cores, formas e conceitos está conceptualizado para abanar a nossa mente, despertar os nossos sonhos mais secretos e violentos.

    Robert Williams

  • Geoff Darrow, um ilustrador britânico conhecido pelo seu estilo visual quase barroco, ilustra com vinhetas cheias de ínfimos detalhes as aventuras de Big Guy.

    Big Guy

  • Hace no mucho tiempo, el gran artista conceptual alemán Anselm Kiefer ha colisionado con la Edad de Oro de la cultura española para una nueva serie de obras, a las que ha dado nombre por un verso de un soneto del poeta barroco Francisco de Quevedo: "Traigo todas las Indias en mi mano", tomado de un doloroso soneto de amor en el que Quevedo describe cómo sujeta una sortija que contiene un retrato de su amada.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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  • Portuguese for "irregular pearl." Where the French word baroque comes from.

    February 7, 2007