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“Prayer for Marilyn Monroe” by Ernesto Cardenal: On the construction of a pragmatic character
“Oración por Marilyn Monroe” de Ernesto Cardenal: de la construcción al carácter pragmático
The poem Oración por Marilyn Monroe, byErnesto Cardenal, was written after this famous NorthAmerican actress' death. Using a prayer as a structure,the poet moves the reader to wonder about differentsocial questions. The ...
Thinking of the history of thought
Pensar la historia del pensamiento
The article discusses the relevance of studyingthe history of philosophy in higher education, as anencouragement for the teaching of philosophy. The premise is that all philosophical exercise takes place in ahistorical and ...
Contemplation and salvation in the Eleusinian mysteries
Contemplación y salvación en los misterios eleusinos
This paper describes the manner in which the Eleusinian mysteries propitiated soteria or salvationand epopteia or contemplation among their initiates. Mystery cults are cosmopolitan rather than local, andindividually rather ...
Political philosophy in the service of nationalism: The case of Vincenzo Gioberti
La filosofía política al servicio del nacionalismo: El caso de Vincenzo Gioberti
This essay provides an analysis of the politicalphilosophy of Vincenzo Gioberti (1801 -1852) in the his-torical context of the efforts for the unification of Italy.The author makes a tour of the historical and culturalbackground ...
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 ...
Creativity in the teaching of literature: Some strategic proposals
Creatividad en la enseñanza de la literatura: Algunas propuestas estratégicas
This paper explains a pedagogical proposal forteaching Literature in the public institutions of thesecondary education. The premise is that reading literature must be an enjoyable experience in order to do ameaningful and ...
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 ...
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 culture of data
La cultura del dato
This article is about the importance of statisticalinformation for optimal organizational performance.“Trademark” is the key word for statistical research,and this concept was the point of view of a study conduc-ted at the ...
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.