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By Jose Marti,Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria,Esther Allen

ISBN-10: 0142437042

ISBN-13: 9780142437049

José Martí (1853-1895) is the main well known political and literary determine within the heritage of Cuba. A poet, essayist, orator, statesman, abolitionist, and the martyred progressive chief of Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain, Martí lived in exile in manhattan for many of his grownup lifestyles, incomes his residing as a overseas correspondent. through the Eighteen Eighties and early Eighteen Nineties, Martí's have been the eyes in which a lot of Latin the US observed the U.S.. His impassioned, kaleidoscopic evocations of that interval in U.S. heritage, the assassination of James Garfield, the hole of the Brooklyn Bridge, the execution of the Chicago anarchists, the lynching of the Italians in New Orleans, and lots more and plenty extra, carry it dashing again to lifestyles.

Organized chronologically, this assortment starts off together with his early writings, together with a thundering account of his political imprisonment in Cuba at age 16. the center part makes a speciality of his journalism, which bargains a picture of the us within the 19th century, its lifestyle and process of presidency, that competitors something written by way of de Tocqueville, Dickens, Trollope, or the other eu commentator. together with beneficiant choices of his poetry and personal notebooks, the e-book concludes along with his mind-blowing, hallucinatory ultimate masterpiece, "War Diaries", by no means earlier than translated into English.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater through introductions and notes through unusual students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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