Bibliographic Details

Crucible of ideas / Solomon Lipp.

Author / Creator Lipp, Solomon.
Imprint New York : Peter Lang, c1996.
Description xii, 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Wor(l)ds of change : Latin American and Iberian literature ; vol. 19
Wor(l)ds of change ; vol. 19.
Subject Spanish American literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Latin America.
Philosophy, Latin American.
Literature and society.
Philosophy, Latin American.
Politics and government
Spanish American literature.
Latin America -- Politics and government.
Latin America.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2527343
ISBN 0820428388 (alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • I.
  • Carlos Vaz Ferreira (1873-1958): In Memoriam
  • II.
  • Francisco Romero (1891-1962): In Memoriam
  • III.
  • Sarmiento Revisited: Contradictions and Curiosities
  • IV.
  • Juan Bautista Alberdi: Statesman without a State
  • V.
  • Eugenio maria De Hostos in the Light of the Present Moment
  • VI.
  • Justo Sierra
  • VII.
  • Rereading Ariel: Crossroads of Perspectives
  • VIII.
  • Ernesto Sabato: Symptom of an Era
  • IX.
  • Literary Features in the work of Mariategui
  • X.
  • Mariategui and the Theology of Liberation
  • XI.
  • The Essay as a Diagnostic Instrument: The Case of Argentina
  • XII.
  • History and Fiction in two Gaucho Literary Works
  • XIII.
  • History and Fiction: the Arab-Israeli Case
  • XIV.
  • The "Little Man" in Paradise
  • XV.
  • A Jewish Don Quixote?
  • XVI.
  • Society and the Novel in Spanish America
  • XVII.
  • The Popular Novel in Nineteenth-Century Latin America
  • XVIII.
  • The Pulse of Central America via the Novel
  • XIX.
  • Latin American Perspective: Threat or Promise?
  • XX.
  • Racial and Ethnic Problems: Peru
  • XXI.
  • Ortega in Spanish America
  • XXII.
  • Francisco Giner de los Rios: Modern Educator of Spain
  • XXIII.
  • Francisco Giner de los Rios: Notes on Education and Literature
  • XXIV.
  • Foreign Languages and General Education
  • XXV.
  • Reflectors on Social and Political Violence
  • XXVI.
  • A "Categorical Imperative" for Democratic Educators
  • XXVII.
  • Epilogue.