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Ariel

Author: José Enrique Rodó
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988.
Series: Texas Pan American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1900 Uruguay, Ariel is Latin America's most famous essay on esthetic and philosophical sensibility, as well as its most discussed treatise on hemispheric relations. Though [the author]protested the interpretation, his allegorical conflict between Ariel, the lover of beauty and truth, and Caliban, the evil spirit of materialism and positivism, has come to be regarded as a metaphor for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Uruguayan essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rodó, José Enrique, 1871-1917.
Ariel.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988
(OCoLC)572341913
Online version:
Rodó, José Enrique, 1871-1917.
Ariel.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1988
(OCoLC)608113157
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José Enrique Rodó
ISBN: 0292703953 9780292703957 0292703961 9780292703964
OCLC Number: 16524717
Description: 156 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by James W. SymingtonPrologue by Carlos FuentesArielReader's ReferenceAnnotated BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Texas Pan American series.
Other Titles: Ariel.
Responsibility: José Enrique Rodó ; translation, reader's reference, and annotated bibliography by Margaret Sayers Peden ; foreword by James W. Symington ; prologue by Carlos Fuentes.
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Focuses on esthetic and philosophical sensibility, as well as its most discussed treatise on hemispheric relations. This book contains a reader's guide to names, places, and important movements, as  Read more...

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"'Ariel,' like Arnold's 'Culture and Anarchy' and Emerson's 'American Scholar,' is a key text in the longstanding debate concerning culture and democratization." * New York Times Book Review *

 
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