Gabriel Cevallos García

Gabriel Cevallos García

Gabriel Cevallos García (Cuenca, Ecuador, January 6, 1913 – Tampa, Florida, March 16, 2004) was an Ecuadorian writer, historian, professor, and philosopher. He was the rector of the University of Cuenca from 1964 to 1968 and founder, professor, and dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the university. He taught for some years at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, where he settled in 1969 to work as a teacher. He was a member of the Ecuadorian Academy of Language and the National Academy of History. He was awarded the Eugenio Espejo Award in 1988 by the President of Ecuador.

Awards and recognitions

In 1988, Cevallos received the Eugenio Espejo Award in literature, Ecuador’s top literary prize, conferred biannually by the president of Ecuador.

Education

Cevallos earned a doctor of law degree from the University of Cuenca, where he later worked as professor and rector.

Works

  • Caminos de España (1947)
  • Del Arte Actual y de su Existencia (1950)
  • Reflexiones Sobre la Historia del Ecuador (2 volúmenes-1957, 1960)
  • De Aquí y de Allá (2 volúmenes de escritos varios, 1962-1963)
  • Evocaciones (Creencias y Sentimientos, 1977)
  • Por un García Moreno de Cuerpo Entero (1978)
  • Virgilio y sus Milenios (1982)
  • La Grandeza de Ser Util (Luis Cordero, 1982)
  • La Eneida y la Historia de Roma (1983)
  • Problemas Filosóficos
  • Historia del Ecuador
  • Teoría del Descubrimiento de América
  • Ensayo sobre arte
  • Pensamiento histórico ecuatoriano

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