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Journal 3

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 3

Ypinia’s third journal includes writings mostly authored in 1933. The subject matter of his prose spans a range of topics including but not limited to Western and Eastern deities, mortality, the purpose of man, social inequalities, his local Houston Community (Magnolia Park), and the dynamics of gender. Some of the specific individuals and figures mentioned include: Zhuang Zhou, Jesus Christ, and Buddha.

Not mentioned among the fifteen titled works listed in the table of contents are: En Baytown, Carlota Corday, Maria Antoineta, De Mis Derrotas, Como Se Aprende, Nuestras Relaciones Sexuales, ¿Metafisical?, Nuestra Recompensa, Dampierre, La Higuera Maldita, Retirando los Hilos, El Error, Generosidad, Vivir Yo, Viajando, Por Professió, Virir, Por la Idea, Nuestra Amada, Concoder para Obtener, Otra Año, and Magnolia Park, Julio 29, 1933.

Indices.| Index.

1. Samsara y Dharma. | Samsara and Dharma.

2. Enojosa Illusión. | Angry Illusion.

3. ¡El Dragon Llora! | The Dragon Weeps!

4. ¿Levánah o Maya?. | Levánah or Maya?

5. Parralelos. | Parallels.

6. Religión y Mujer. | Religion and Woman. (May 8, 1933)

7. Breves Ensayes. | Brief Essays.

(I. En Baytown | In Baytown)

(II. Carlota Corday | Charlotte Corday)

(III. Maria Antoineta | Marie Antoinette)

(IV. De Mis Derrotas | Of my Defeats)

(V. Como Se Aprende | How one Learns)

(VI. Nuestras Relaciones Sexuales | Our Sexual Relations)

(VII. ¿Metafisical? | Metaphysical?)

(VIII. Nuestra Recompensa | Our Reward)

(IX. Dampierre | Dampierre)

(X. La Higuera Maldita | The Cursed Fig Tree)

(XI. Retirando los Hilos | Removing Yarns)

(XII. El Error | The Error)

8. Imparcialidad. | Impartiality.

9. Danza. | Dance.

10. De la Pobreza. | On Poverty.

11. En Decrepitud. | In Decrepitude.

12. Del la Cultura. | On Culture.

13. La Tortuga de Chuang. | The Turtle of Chuang.

14. Ensaye en Amistad. | An Essay on Friendship.

15. Breves Ensayes. | Brief Essays.

(I. Generosidad | Generosity)

(II. Vivir Yo | I Live)

(III. Viajando | Traveling)

(IV. Por Professió, Virir | Living for your Profession)

(V. Por la Idea | For the Idea)

(VI. Nuestra Amada | Our Beloved)

(VII. Concoder para Obtener | Concede to Obtain)

(VIII. Otra Año | Another Year)

(Magnolia Park, Julio 29, 1933 | Magnolia Park, July 29, 1933)


  • 1930-1936
  • Majority of material found in 1933

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Open for research.


From the Collection: 1.00 Linear Feet


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