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Chris -- 2011-03-08
More a malaprop than an eggcorn, but I’m beginning to wonder if there is indeed such a thing as a ‘titular spirit’ as it is surprisingly common. A ‘tutelary spirit’ is a minor god or spirit or genius loci who guards or watches over a person or place. ‘Titular’ relates to titles or status rather than protection. Neither word is common but neither are they so obscure that they could be too easily confused?
... Bildung , Kultur (in a word: Geist [the titular Spirit]) and exteriority, economy, society, “the world outside” (in a word: System ). The point? ...
www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=179341164653200 – 28k – Cached
... unnerving to re-witness, in glorious Ektachrome, 29 minutes and 15 seconds of July 1967, the Summer of Love, Allen Ginsberg as its titular spirit. ...
blogs.guardian.co.uk/arts/author/iain_sinclair/ – 26k – Cached
... was writing The Spectre all inhabitants of Vlatava, with the exception of Vertigo and the current president, were murdered by the the titular spirit. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vlatava_(comics) – 14k – Cached
Here Tiffany unwittingly attracts the attention of the titular spirit of Winter when she interrupts the Dance of the Seasons-and must enlist the aid of the …
search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?ean=9780060890315&z=y – 39k – Cached