José Martí is without doubt one of the most important figures in the cultural history of the Americas. A precocious journalist and poet, an exiled writer in Europe and the United States, a theorist, political activist, and also a soldier towards the end of his life, Martí sums up the spirit of the revolutionary intellectual of late nineteenth century Latin America and the Caribbean. Often referred to as The Apostle and El Maestro [Mentor, Master and Teacher], the national hero of Cuba has become a symbol of the emancipation and resistance of the periphery, facing up to the economic, political and cultural centres.
Martí’s definition of the territories comprehended between the Río …
We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.
Jerez, Yairen . "José Martí". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 August 2018
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13470, accessed 20 October 2018.]