Mexico, Guanajuato

A construção dos ideais de liberdade para a América Latina a partir da visão de José Enrique Rodo e Sílvio Júlio de Albuquerque Lima




[Projektleitung verlinken] Prof. Dr. Ligia Chiappini


Carlos Túlio da Silva Medeiros



This study has the purpose to analyze, under the eyes of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, the reflections of José Enrique Rodo, uruguayan, and Sílvio Júlio de Albuquerque Lima, brazilian, presented to the Latin american nation, about the process of creating and affirmation of identity and independence Latin American in the most varied sectors. These issues have been strongly influenced by liberalism-utilitarian of  North America origin, but also by french positivism, which served in the formation of our intellectual thinkers, especially in the final period of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century.

The works Ariel (1900), by José Enrique Rodo, turned especially for the young students, housewives, and the uruguayan workers, determinants figures in a revolution, according Rodó´s conception; and Cérebro e Coração de Bolívar (1931), by Sílvio Júlio, in which the author speaks of the personality of Bolivar through for theis ideas and feelings with a possibility of America cohesive, strengthened the identity of principles and goals and respecting their differences and discrepancies from cultural diversity, representing, among others works, the role that these writers developed in Latin America.