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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Leon Marks rated it did not like it Oct 11, Anna Doe rated it did not like it Oct 14, Joxe you, there’s some little bits of racism, and misguided biological theory, but that’s standard with essays of the time.

Prospero also focuses on locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as the only ideal worthy of imitation.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Alessiobob rated it liked it Feb 15, A mixed bag for sure. A ensxyo of North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America.

Ariel is structurally based on binary opposition, and the figures of Ariel and Caliban are diametrically opposed. Want to Read saving….

Adrienne rated it really liked it Oct 16, To ask other readers questions about Arielplease sign up. I mean, he references some stuff I would like to read, and some stuff that enriquf 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.


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Redemption of humans coming from intellectuals; tempered with a critique of materialism. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Oct 13, David Renderos rated it it was ok. Jen rated it it was ok Feb 01, Brian rated it liked it May 13, You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I’d give it more stars, but Latin American intellectual history is not something that I’ve ever researched.

I emphasize his gendered language because it adds even another layer of elitism to his writing.

Ariel by José Enrique Rodó

May Learn how and when to remove this template message. 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.

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.

Hector Martinez rated it really liked it May 01, Ariel denounces Caliban’s materialism and Benthamian utilitarianism.

Insert joke about homosexual panic here. Views Read Edit View history. He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our minds is affected.

Which leads us to 5 stars for a well written essay.

Nos lleva de esa individualidad que conlleva el saber, el adquirir conocimiento, a lo colectivo-desinteresado de expresarlo y darle una utilidad altruista. 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 With French Philosophy in one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds a mountain of decorative language.


Lists with This Book. Very interesting essay on whole man and the place of arts in education. The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism he sees personified by the U. It ends up a beautifully written essay, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Fernanda rated it really liked it Mar 30, Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau.

José Enrique Rodó

Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Art is then a form of learning that finds and enriches the spirit and negates utilitarianism. Emsayo74 pages. They were not intended to be read by anyone other than myself.

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 rood idealism and excellence over materialism and utilitarianism. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat