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Libertarianism and social justice: Freedom as a political value
Libertarismo y justicia social: La libertad como valor político
This article examines the tensions between the values of freedom and equality along the lines of an immanent critique to the libertarian approach— an approach that claims absolute priority to the value of freedom. The ...
The Martian Chronicles: The Triple System
Crónicas marcianas: El triple sistema
This article discusses the story collection The Martian Chronicles by American author Ray Bradbury and analyzes the literary genres that are combined in it: science fiction, utopia and chronic. It will demonstrate how the ...
The transexual in “El lugar sin límites”: Monstruosity, normas and punishment
El transexual en El lugar sin Límites: monstruosidad, norma y castigo
This article presents an interpretation of the novel by José Donoso El Lugar sin límites (1966). It is a literary analysis focused on the character called La Manuela, he aims to reflect on the emergence of the transsexual ...
A critical review of the construction of a myth in the autos sacramentales The Great Theater of the World and Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Revisión crítica de la construcción de un mito en sacramentales El gran teatro del mundo y La vida es sueño, de Pedro Calderón de la Barca
This paper is a critical review that evidences theideological premises that support two autos sacramentales authored by Pedro Calderón de la Barca.
The novel Los dorados by Sergio Muñoz: Hierarchy and exclusion in Costa Rican society
Novela Los dorados, de Sergio Muñoz: Jerarquización y exclusión en la sociedad costarricense
Sergio Muñoz text explains the socioeconomicproblems of the Costa Rican community, which are tangible and evident. The contribution of his story revealsthe character life in order to exceed the reality by meansof the ...
The aesthetics of the sublime in the section El Jorullo in the Rusticatio Mexicana
La estética de lo sublime en la sección El Jorullo de la Rusticatio Mexicana
This essay presents an analysis, based on theaesthetics of the sublime, of the work Rusticatio Mexicana(1782), Section II, from Guatemalan writer RafaelLandivar (1731-1793). The narrative on the eruption of Jorullo Volcano ...
The art of deduction: Holmes’ mark on the media
El arte de la deducción: La huella en el espectáculo mediático de Holmes
The present article has the intention to analyzethe characteristics, relationships and audiovisual representations of famous literary character Sherlock Holmes,created by British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.Taking the ...
From absence to poetics (fragments of amorous discourse in Machado)
De la ausencia a la poética (Fragmentos del discurso amoroso machadiano)
This paper analyzes the poem by AntonioMachado entitled “Other songs to Guiomar” and propo-ses that the text constructs a poetic that is shaped fromthe absence of the beloved, using as points of analysisthe poet’s notion ...
The X-ray of the body in Yolanda Blanco’s poetry
La radiografía del cuerpo de Yolanda Blanco en la poesía
The representation of the woman body in thepoetry of Nicaraguan author Yolanda Blanco is the mainobjective of this essay. By creating the equationbody=text in the book, the writer constructs a feministsubject in confrontation ...
Between two olive trees or the story of a dying flower that waits for a hero
Entre dos olivos o historia de una flor agónica que espera a un HÉROE
The authors make a remembrance of the recent decease of José Saramago, Nobel Prize in Literature 1998, died on June 18, 2010. They pay tribute to the narrator through an interpretation of his poetics applied to children's ...