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The Shadow of Ulysses: Public Intellectual Exchange across the U.S.-Mexico Border (Hardback)

Jose-Antonio Aguilar Rivera, Russell Jacoby

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ISBN 10: 0739101730 / ISBN 13: 9780739101735
Edité par Lexington Books, United States, 2000
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Written by one of the most promising young scholars on the Mexican intellectual scene, The Shadow of Ulysses attempts to reconnect the American and Mexican intellectual experiences by exploring historical as well as contemporary issues in both countries. The book s first chapters discuss the relationship between American and Mexican intellectuals in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution and offer a sociological comparison of the 1960s intellectual generations in the United States and Mexico. Later chapters provide a critical assessment of two prominent Mexican public intellectuals well known to the American reader: Carlos Fuentes and Jorge Castaneda. The Shadow of Ulysses, the Mexican edition of which was awarded the Alfonso Reyes National Prize, offers a rare glimpse into the development of contemporary Mexican thought and reveals the under-recognized intellectual ties that existed between our two countries in the first half of the twentieth century. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9780739101735

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Titre : The Shadow of Ulysses: Public Intellectual ...

Éditeur : Lexington Books, United States

Date d'édition : 2000

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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Written by one of the most promising young scholars on the Mexican intellectual scene, The Shadow of Ulysses attempts to reconnect the American and Mexican intellectual experiences by exploring historical as well as contemporary issues in both countries. The book's first chapters discuss the relationship between American and Mexican intellectuals in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution and offer a sociological comparison of the 1960s intellectual generations in the United States and Mexico. Later chapters provide a critical assessment of two prominent Mexican public intellectuals well known to the American reader: Carlos Fuentes and Jorge Castaneda. The Shadow of Ulysses, the Mexican edition of which was awarded the Alfonso Reyes National Prize, offers a rare glimpse into the development of contemporary Mexican thought and reveals the under-recognized intellectual ties that existed between our two countries in the first half of the twentieth century.

About the Author:

José Antonio Aguilar Rivera is Professor of Political Science at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas. He is the author of En post de la quimera: reflexiones sobres el experimento constitucional atlántico (forthcoming), Cartas Mexicanas de Alexis de Tocqueville (1999) and La sombra de Ulises: ensayos sobre intelectuales mexicanos y norteamericanos (Spanish edition, 1998).

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