Alrededor de Pedro Henríquez Ureña
Santo Domingo: Letragráfica, 2022. First Edition. Paperback. 578p., photos, facsimiles, bibl., wrps. new. Item #79425
"Alrededor de Pedro Henríquez Ureña" reflects on figures of our literature such as Rubén Darío, Sor Juan Inés de la Cruz, Eugenio María de Hostos, José Enrique Rodó and Juan Ruiz de Alarcón are decisive. Regarding the latter, he elaborated a highly original thesis that transformed the entire vision of the Spanish-American and peninsular intelligentsia on this first-dimensional playwright. His admiration from his youth for Greek culture and the rigor of his study added to his profound knowledge of English, German, French and North American literature led him to think of a message to all scholars: "The desire for perfection is the only norm, but not an intellectual perfection outside of justice"