The Parallel Worlds of Jose Marti

  title={The Parallel Worlds of Jose Marti},
  author={Paul Giles},
  journal={Radical History Review},
  pages={185 - 190}
  • P. Giles
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • Radical History Review
It might be argued that José Martí sought deliberately to transpose himself into mythological status by his final, self-immolating dash against Spanish troops in the Cuban rebellion of 1895. Certainly the sense of him as a martyr for Cuban independence, what Fidel Castro in 1959 called an “Apostle” of revolutionary freedom, still haunts our view of his achievements today.1 Philip S. Foner’s editions of Martí’s works emphasize his increasing disillusionment toward the end of his life with… Expand
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