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Le déjeuner sur l’herbe del Jardín de las delicias (art is a private joke): A methodological critique of interpretive excess
Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe del Jardín de las Delicias (art is a private joke): Una propuesta metodológica para una crítica al exceso interpretativo
Contemporary art calls for explanation and this requirement is much in vogue today, to the point of excess. On the one hand, there are some interpretations where it is extremely difficult to find the connection between ...
La loca Ð El Gado: An analysis of the figure of the hero in the novel El gato de sí mismo, by Uriel Quesada
La loca Ð El Gado: Un análisis de la figura del héroe de la novela El gato de sí mismo, de Uriel Quesada
This paper studies the figure of the hero in Uriel Quesada’s novel, El gato de sí mismo. The main character of this Costa Rican novel is presented as a new variant of both the “dreamer” and the “underground man”. These two ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Democracy, Power and Minorities in Bertrand Russell
Democracia, poder y minorías en Bertrand Russell
This article offers an analysis of democracy as taming of the power, according Bertrand Russell (Power, 1938). Defense of minorities is implied by this concept of democracy, and in this paper, that defense is amplified to ...
Evolutionary Epistemology and Plato’s Knowledge
La epistemología evolucionista y el conocimiento según Platón
This paper briefly compares evolutionary epistemology and knowledge according to Plato. First, Plato’s approach to knowledge as portrayed in his Theaetetus is described, followed by Nathalie Gontier’s characterization of ...