Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

La confesión, género literario y método

Author: María Zambrano
Publisher: Luminar
Place: Mexico D. F.
Publication Date: 1943
Genre: Essay
Editions: Madrid: Siruela, 1995
Madrid: Mondadori, 1988
Madrid: Cátedra, 1988
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1988
Keywords: Confession
Study of the confessional mode, as employed by important philosophers like San Agustín and Rousseau. Zambrano argues that it is employed during periods of crisis, when philosophy does not pretend to transform life but has to accept it as it is.