Title: Crucible of Ideas
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Book Condition: New
Series: Wor(L)Ds of Change: Latin American and Iberian Literature. Num Pages: 310 pages. BIC Classification: DB; HPS; JNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 160. Weight in Grams: 600. . 1996. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780820428383
Synopsis: Crucible of Ideas is a collection of selected articles previously published in academic journals, as well as papers read at conferences of learned societies in the course of the past forty years. Various areas of interest are represented: literature, philosophy, educational theory, and history of ideas, with emphasis on Spanish-American themes. A cursory glance at some of the figures dealt with suggests the multifaceted nature of the volume: Francisco Romero, Ernesto Sábato, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Ortega y Gasset, José Carlos Mariátegui, Francisco Giner de los Ríos. Highlights of each author's work are discussed.
About the Author: The Author: Solomon Lipp received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and is Professor Emeritus of Hispanic Studies at McGill University. He has lectured in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Latin America. Dr. Lipp has served as Fulbright scholar in Latin American universities and is the author of Three Argentine Thinkers, Three Chilean Thinkers, USA-Spanish America: Challenge and Response, as well as books on Leopoldo Zea and Francisco Giner de los Ríos. Dr. Lipp has published widely in professional journals.
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