Jorge Polar

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Jorge Polar (1856–1932) was a Peruvian intellectual, poet, and politician born in Arequipa, Peru, on April 21 of 1856 . After leaving a trace in university teaching, cultural journalism, national politics and the administration of justice, died on June 6, 1932.

Education[edit]

He completed his secondary education at the National School of Independence, which was founded by Simon Bolivar . Then he entered the University of St. Augustine [1], and at age 18, he earned his Juris Doctor in 1874. Later he traveled to Lima and the Universidad Mayor de San Marcos [2] where he obtained his Ph.D. in History, Philosophy and Literature.

Works[edit]

  • A Biography of Juan Manuel Polar, 1886
  • Literary Studies, 1886
  • Something in Prose, 1887
  • Poems, 1887
  • Lucia and Julia Letter, 1887
  • White (novel), 1888
  • Arequipa, 1891, 1922
  • Light Philosophy, 1895
  • Stanzas of a poem, 1896
  • Aesthetics, 1903
  • At the University, 1904
  • Confession of a Professor, 1925
  • Our Melgar, 1928
  • Introduction to the Study of Modern Philosophy, 1928

References[edit]

  • Bermejo, Vladimir (July 8, 1954). Arequipa (1st edition). Arequipa: The Hive. pp. 478.