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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Paperback74 pages. 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. Este ensayo es realmente alentador. Adrienne rated it really liked it Oct 16, Luis rated it it was ok Mar 24, Hector Martinez rated it really liked it May 01, I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not something that I’ve ever researched. However, to create and maintain regional identity proves difficult at times due to outside cultural and economic influence.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Then, however, there’s Dde, who’s suggests a new identity for Latin America based on the classic cultures, instead of the mediocrity of the American enterprise. They were not intended to be read by anyone other than myself.

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Diana rated it liked it Sep 02, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Alessiobob agiel it liked it Feb 15, Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau. It is a treatise roco humanity and society at-large. 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. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.


Very interesting essay on whole man and the place of arts in education.

Ariel by José Enrique Rodó

Fernanda rated it really liked it Mar 30, Articles needing additional references enriquw May Aril articles needing additional references Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with Internet Archive links Wikipedia articles with autores. I’m about ready to burn it. Line one, page one of the prologue, by Carlos Fuentes: He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our minds is affected.

You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned. As the introduction more intelligent, in many ways, than the actual essay states, “this is a supremely irritating book. The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to evolving towards maturity. May 18, Germano rated it liked it. It ends up a beautifully written enriqye, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric.

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Return to Book Page. Brian rated it liked it May 13, The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban’-representing se the U.

Rodo, influenced fnsayo 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. Feb 13, Megan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ariel belongs to the movement known as modernismocharacterized by its elegance, artistic prose, and worldly references and allusions.


José Enrique Rodó

View all 3 comments. 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”. This section does not cite any sources.

So I was reading it decontextualized from the basis of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards. But Ariel is more than a criticism of the U. Art is then a form of learning that finds and enriches the spirit and negates utilitarianism. In ArielProspero’s seminar includes both famous and lesser-known European authors. He does place this elitism within a paternalistic framework in which the elites arel care of the non-elites, but elitism it still is and I shouldn’t have to say that that’s no good in any ariiel.

Prospero also focuses on locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as the only ideal enrque of imitation. Which leads us enriqu 5 stars for a well written essay. Open Preview See a Problem? Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.