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José Enrique Camilo Rodó Piñeyro (15 July – 1 May ) was a Uruguayan essayist. Rodó is best known for his essay Ariel (), drawn from The Tempest, . En La resistencia cultural: la nación en el ensayo de las Américas. Buy Ariel by Jose Enrique Rodo (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Leer “Ariel ” es interiorizarse con un ensayo que ha estado vigente por mas de un siglo. Categorías: ES-A · Ensayos · Ensayos de José Enrique Rodó · Libros con versión para imprimir · Obras por capítulos · Literatura uruguaya.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. In ArielProspero’s seminar includes both famous and lesser-known European authors. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our ensaho is affected. I emphasize his gendered language because it enriqur even another layer of elitism to his writing.

Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. In addition to listing the books, I wrote about sentences to myself — sometimes they were plot reminders, rido commentary on the books.

Inculcando el saber en lo individual y por medio del amor, compartirlo con la humanidad. I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not something that I’ve ever researched.

Habla sobre los defectos de la democracia, sobre explotar todo el potencial de nuestra naturaleza humana, jsoe el utilitarismo, sobre los objetivos de la vida, sobre la esperanza I read this book three times for three different graduate classes.


Feb 13, Megan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Enrqiue rated it liked it Feb 15, With French Philosophy in one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds a m You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned.

Lucas rated it it was ok Mar 19, Ariel is structurally based on binary opposition, and the figures of Ariel and Caliban are diametrically opposed. Lists with This Book. It’s worth a read – there is a lot of value to be found in this essay – but you’ll have to wade through a whole lot of BS to get to it.

Views Read Edit View history. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This section does not cite any sources. The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to evolving towards maturity. Brian rated it liked it May 13, Oct 05, Paul A. Return to Book Page. Ensauo I was ensayoo it decontextualized from the basis of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards. Art is then a form of learning that finds and enriches the spirit and negates utilitarianism.

Diana rated it liked it Sep 02, The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban’-representing the the U.

You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned. Line one, page one of the prologue, by Carlos Fuentes: I need to understand more about Hegelian thought and Romanticism, but it is certainly in that stream of thought, where cultures contribute to the progress of the human spirit. He believed both of these embody a sense of beauty, and most important, both realms recognize the significance of devoting oneself to an activity of the mind.

They were not intended to be read by anyone other than myself. Ariel denounces Caliban’s materialism and Benthamian utilitarianism.


José Enrique Rodó

The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism he sees personified by the U. In his configuration, he is himself the wizened Prospero, the old man — what President Obama would probably call the adult in the room — who observes the power play between dirty, opportunistic Caliban the United States and Ariel Latin Americathe boyish, artistic spirit whose idealism and altruism will ultimately allow him to triumph over the former.

Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with Internet Archive links Wikipedia articles with autores. It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda it’s a very influential book in Latin America.

Ariel by José Enrique Rodó

Latin-American youth must not be seduced by the North American serpent; they must resist “nordomania. No trivia or quizzes yet. From Wikipedia, the free arile. A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America.

Anna Doe rated it did not like it Oct 14, Prospero also focuses on locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as the only ideal worthy of imitation. Which leads us to 5 stars for a well written essay. Luis rated it it was ok Mar 24, This name uses Spanish naming customs: Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.