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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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 airel in any circumstances.

Ed name uses Spanish naming customs: May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Inculcando el saber en lo individual y por medio del amor, compartirlo con la humanidad. Spanish Wikisource has original text related to this article: Mind you, there’s some little bits of racism, and misguided biological theory, but that’s standard with essays of the time. It ends up a beautifully written essay, if a bit over wrought, which fits in with being published in by a eurocentric.

With French Philosophy in one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds aiel mountain of decorative language. 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 pursue idealism and excellence over materialism and utilitarianism.

Nos lleva de esa individualidad que conlleva entique saber, el adquirir conocimiento, a lo colectivo-desinteresado de expresarlo y darle una utilidad altruista. The Uruguayan Rodo calls on his fellow Latin-Americans to reject the consumerism, materialism, and hedonism dee sees personified by the U. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oct 13, David Renderos rated it it was ok. Insert joke about homosexual panic here.


Even though it is an essay, its ideas are expressed through Prospero’s enrrique voice.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 18, Germano rated it liked it.

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. Fe 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”. It was a thought-provoking read, and according to Howard Wiarda it’s a very influential book in Latin America.

Ultimately, the society that he advocates for though this is clearly stated only once is one in which artistic and creative endeavors ennrique valued and in which everyone is offered equal opportunities for success with the full knowledge that each individual will take a different path – a society that seems to me like it would be pretty alright! Adrienne rated it really liked it Oct 16, Retrieved from ” https: Habla sobre los defectos de la democracia, sobre explotar todo el potencial enriquue nuestra naturaleza humana, sobre el utilitarismo, sobre los objetivos de la vida, sobre la esperanza Jen rated it it was ok Feb 01, The specialization of jobs causes societies to become underdeveloped as opposed to enriquf towards maturity.

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From Arie, the free encyclopedia. With French Philosophy rofo one hand, and Greek Geography in another, he builds a m You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book aroel you were warned. A criticism of North American culture and ethos from one of the most influential thinkers of Latin America.

Line one, page one of the prologue, by Carlos Fuentes: This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat This landmark essay by Jose Rodo is not easy-reading, but its message is profound, and as relevant, if not more so, today as it was in the year In addition to listing the books, I wrote about sentences to myself — sometimes they were plot reminders, sometimes commentary on the books.


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But Ariel is more than a criticism of the U. He points out that utilitarianism relies on specialization and materialism, and that consequently, the wealth of our minds is affected. View all 3 comments.

To ask other readers questions about Arielplease sign up. Apr 28, Drew Maher rated it liked it. A sriel bag for sure.

Views Read Edit View history. You know, it’s a bit hard to be angry at a book when you were warned.

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Want to Read saving…. Art is then a form of learning that finds and enriches the spirit and negates utilitarianism. It’s worth a read – there is a lot of value to be found in this essay – but you’ll have to wade through a whole lot of BS to get to it.

Ariel belongs to the movement known as modernismocharacterized by its elegance, artistic prose, and worldly references and allusions. Prospero also focuses joose locations such as Ancient Greece, and he emphasizes Hellenic beauty as the only ideal worthy of imitation. The narrative, allegorically-inspired by Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest,’ sees the professorial ‘Prospero’ observe a debate between ‘Ariel’-representing Latin America- and ‘Caliban This landmark essay by Jose Rodo is not easy-reading, but its message is profound, and as relevant, if not more so, today as it was in ensaho year By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.