Ariel has ratings and 16 reviews. Dusty said: I picked up this English translation of José Enrique Rodó’s admired and detested essay at Goodwill. No,.. . Ariel, by José Enrique Rodó. The book is an extended monologue delivered by a teacher to his pupils. In a sense, it is like a Platonic dialogue. Ariel [José Enrique Rodó] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is.

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enriquee Algo para destacar de su ensayo Ariel, es la belleza y delicadeza de su escritura, ese jpse latente en su kose, donde se ve claramente reflejada esa influencia de estilo francesa. A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America. In the USA, he asserts, they made inactivity opprobrious, and having exalted individual effort, have crowned it with a genius for association with unprecedented success. The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to evolving towards maturity.

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 enrkque full knowledge that each individual will take a different path – a society that seems to me like it would be pretty alright!

Other books in this series. However, this has given me some pretty good insights into our class discussion. Alessiobob rated it liked it Feb 15, And that is sufficient.

Ariel by José Enrique Rodó

dodo So I was reading it decontextualized from the arlel of approach that the printers and translators were presenting it towards. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lucas Esandi rated it really liked it May 11, 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.


Jen rated it it was ok Feb 01, And how good he is on the Puritans, and on heirs of theirs such as Ben Franklin. I need to understand more about Hegelian thought and Romanticism, but it is certainly in that stream enriquw thought, where cultures contribute to the progress of the human spirit.

There are many provoking ideas, much of interesting consideration, good advice, broad learning, and a love above all things for that which is beautiful and full of grace. The nature of the work is contemplative and philosophical. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat It ends up a beautifully written essay, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric. It arifl a treatise on humanity and society at-large.

When he comes to that chapter that brings the accusation, he is careful first to list the strengths of the North Americans, to salute the achievement of the USA. Habla sobre los defectos de la democracia, sobre explotar todo el potencial de nuestra naturaleza humana, sobre el utilitarismo, sobre los objetivos de la vida, sobre la esperanza Prospero, the teacher roxo speaks to the students, admires none of the cultures of the world as much as that of classical Greece.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of With French Philosophy in one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds a mountain of decorative language. Spanish Wikisource has original text related to this article: Brian rated it liked it May 13, Views Read Edit View history.

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Line one, page one of the prologue, by Carlos Fuentes: According to him, art is only ever made in the U. A mixed bag for sure. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda it’s a very influential book in Latin America. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. In the midst of civilization they have venerated the robust pagan virtues of health, deftness and strength.


Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism he sees personified by the U.

Mind you, there’s some little bits of racism, and misguided biological theory, but that’s standard with essays of the time. He does place this elitism within a paternalistic framework in which the elites take care of the non-elites, but elitism it still is and I shouldn’t have to say that that’s no good in any circumstances.

Luis rated it it was ok Mar 24, Table of contents Foreword by James W.

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Such practice can and will affect the spirit. The problem with the U. A student of mine plagiarized this post of yours in an essay.

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”.