Don Quixote de la Mancha has been unanimously defined as the masterpiece of universal literature and one of the greatest creations of human ingenuity.
Asimov is one of the great precursors of science fiction. His Foundation series is developed around a key concept: psychohistory. Could this science be left to tangible reality?
Juan Rulfo is one of the most acclaimed authors of his generation. Self-taught, ambiguous and, above all, one of the most mythologized authors in all of Mexico.
Madama Butterfly tells the story of love, pain and death of a couple that was not destined to stay together. Join us to discover the keys and intricacies of one of the most applauded and immortal operas in history.
University education has existed for centuries, surely much more than is usually thought.
The research that has been carried out for decades on the evil in human beings has left us with many valuable data. Although it is true that we are still far from finding the factor with capital letters that defines it. We are going to have to start accepting that evil people are much more similar to the rest of the people than we are surely prepared to admit.
This philosopher gave rise to the Critical Theory, which questioned the established social order.
We left the conventional shelves of bookstores and took a look at the most crooked, strange and curious works of literature. In them you will find from invented languages to letters of the alphabet totally absent.
Nietzsche appears on many occasions as the philosopher who culturally poisoned the German people, although the truth is that his legacy was taken in a biased and deceptive manner by the predominant political forces of the time.
There is something profoundly moving in the poems of Paul Éluard. Maybe that left a sick child, who loved to the extreme and was able to overcome the pains of war, abandonment and betrayal.
Julio Cortázar gave us unforgettable and essential works in the history of literature. Books like Rayuela and Bestiario, are two wonders for which time will never pass, let alone our admiration for that unmistakable style.
Jules Verne has been seen as the father of science fiction in literature, but, in reality, we should talk about a fiction based on science and technology.
Fernando Pessoa was, perhaps, one of the most important writers in Portuguese literature and a very influential author in modernity. He was one of those who introduced the avant-garde movement in his country and bequeathed us the creation of heteronyms, the literary identity that marked his work.
Umberto Eco is one of the most interesting thinkers of the 20th century in Europe. His work spanned several fields and, perhaps, is world-renowned for his novel The Name of the Rose. But Eco contributed much more, was a pioneer in the field of semiotics and cultural studies. Do you want to discover the keys to your thinking?
Jack London was the master of the adventure genre. He wrote in the same way he lived, with passion, curiosity and exploring the wild side of nature.