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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Please help improve this section joss adding citations to reliable sources. It ends up a beautifully written essay, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric. Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau. It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda it’s a very influential book in Latin America. To ask other readers questions about Arielplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mind you, there’s some little bits of racism, and misguided biological theory, but that’s standard with essays of the time.
Ariel by José Enrique Rodó
Had some interesting parts, but mostly not worth the time. Very interesting essay on whole man and the place of arts in education. 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. Ariel belongs to the movement known as modernismocharacterized by its elegance, artistic prose, and worldly references and allusions.
He died in in a hotel in Palermo, Sicily, while working as correspondent for the Argentine weekly magazine Caras y Caretas. Diana rated it liked it Sep 02, A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of the ensyao influential thinkers of Latin America.
Latin-American youth must not be seduced by the North American serpent; they must resist “nordomania. Ultimately, the society that he advocates for though this is clearly stated only once is one in which artistic and creative endeavors are valued and in which everyone is offered equal opportunities for success with the full knowledge that each individual will take a different path – a society that seems to me like it would be pretty alright!
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Rodo, influenced by Plato, Renan, and a host of other authors who are constantly referencedsets his work in a Latin American classroom, where the wise teacher urges his young students to pursue idealism and excellence over materialism and utilitarianism. 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.
Then, however, there’s Rodo, who’s suggests a new identity for Latin America based on the classic cultures, instead of the mediocrity of the American enterprise. 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.
Alessiobob rated it liked it Feb 15, In ArielProspero’s seminar includes both famous and lesser-known European authors.
The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism he sees personified by the U. Apr 28, Drew Maher rated it liked it. The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban This landmark essay by Jose Rodo is not easy-reading, but its message is profound, and as relevant, if not more so, today as it was in the year Ariel es este sublime instinto de perfectibilidad, por cuya virtud se magnifica y convierte en centro de las cosas la arcilla humana a la que viene vinculada su luz”.
I mean, he references some stuff I would like to read, and some stuff that inspired books that I have liked, but I’m not versed enough to get into the essay’s world, and it’s not good enough to pull me out of my world. Anna Doe rated it did not like it Oct 14, Fernanda rated it really liked it Mar 30, However, to create and maintain regional identity proves difficult at times due to outside cultural and economic influence.
So I was ed it decontextualized from the basis of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards. Which is all well and ensaho.
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José Enrique Rodó
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