Robert Ardrey

Robert Ardrey

Robert Ardrey

Robert Ardrey nació en Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos, el 16 de octubre de 1908 y murió en Sudáfrica el 14 de enero de 1980. Fue un exitoso escritor en el campo científico, guionista, autor de obras de teatro y de cine y ensayista, que desarrolló los campos de la antropología, etología, paleontología y de las ciencias de la conducta, con unas ideas novedosas y polémicas que dieron origen a numerosos foros y discusiones a partir de los años 60 del siglo XX.


Obras en el campo académico

  • Las principales obras y ensayos que le valieron fama a nivel mundial fueron:
    • African Genesis. A personal Investigation into the Animal Origens and Nature of Man (1961)
    • The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations (1966) [1]
    • The Social Contract: A personal Inquiry into the Evolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder (1970) [2]
    • The Hunting Hypothesis: A Personal Conclusion Concerning the Evolutionary Nature of Man (1976)
    • Aggression and Violence in Man: A Dialogue Between Dr Louis Leakey and Mr Robert Ardrey (1971) ISBN 0-03649-184-6.

Obras literarias

  • World's Beginning (1944)
  • The Brotherhood of Fear (1952)

Teatro y Cine

  • Teatro:
    • Star Spangled (1936)
    • Casey Jones (1938)
    • God and Texas (1938)
    • How To Get Tough About It (1938)
    • Thunder Rock (1939) (obra filmada en el Reino Unido en 1942 y exhibida en los Estados Unidos en 1944)
    • Jeb (1946)
    • Sing Me No Lullaby (1954)
    • Shadow Of Heroes (1058)
  • Películas:
    • They Knew What They Wanted (1940)
    • A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)
    • The Green Years (1946)
    • Song of Love (1947)
    • The Three Musketeers (1948) (Los tres mosqueteros) (1948)
    • Madame Bovary (1949)
    • The Secret Garden (1949). También doblada al español (El jardín secreto).
    • The Schumann Story (1950) cortometraje de Song of Love
    • The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955)
    • The Power and the Prize (1956)
    • The Wonderful Country (1959)
    • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Los cuatro jinetes del Apocalipsis) (1962)
    • Khartoum (1966)
    • The Animal Within (1975), documental




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