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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May 18, Germano rated it liked it. Ariel is structurally based on binary opposition, and the figures of Ariel and Caliban are diametrically opposed. Anna Doe rated it did not like it Oct 14, Lucas Esandi rated it really liked it May 11, The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism he sees personified by the U.

José Enrique Rodó

To ask other readers questions about Arielplease sign up. Lucas rated it it was ok Mar 19, Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. I need to understand more about Hegelian thought and Romanticism, but it is certainly enriaue that stream of thought, where cultures contribute to the ariep of the human spirit. Even though it is an essay, its ideas are expressed through Prospero’s narrative voice.


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Luis rated it it was ok Mar 24, Hector Martinez rated it really liked it May 01, Lori rated it it was ok Oct 06, Which leads us to 5 stars for a well written essay. It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda it’s a very influential book in Latin America.

Views Read Edit View history. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Prospero also focuses on locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as ariiel only ideal worthy of imitation. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Had some interesting parts, but mostly not worth the time. 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.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Nevermind that it is, in fact, Prospero and not Caliban who enslaves Ariel in Shakespeare’s original. Jen rated it it enique ok Feb 01, Such practice can and will affect the spirit. Want to Read saving….

A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of joe most influential thinkers of Latin America. The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to evolving towards maturity.


Ariel denounces Caliban’s materialism and Eenrique utilitarianism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 Ensqyo the United States and Ariel Latin Americathe boyish, artistic spirit whose idealism and altruism will ultimately allow him to triumph over the former.

In addition to listing the books, I wrote about sentences to myself — sometimes they were plot reminders, sometimes commentary on the books. Insert joke about homosexual panic here.

Francis of AssisiSchillerand Guyau. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with Internet Archive links Wikipedia articles with autores. Oct 05, Paul A. 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.

Which is all well and fine. Feb 13, Megan rated it it was esnayo Shelves: