Name Descriptor: Martí, José, 1853-1895×
  • Caliban: Notes Toward a Discussion of Culture in Our America
    Fernández Retamar, Roberto
    1989
    In this essay, Roberto Fernández Retamar outlines a vision for a revolutionary American culture based in a political and intellectual history that began with José Martí and other intellectual-soldiers of the era of Independence in Latin America, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1056617

  • Cultura en el orden internacional
    Oribe, Emilio, 1893-1975
    1939
    In the early twentieth century, Europe—which had, until that time, been Latin America’s cultural referent par excellence—was deeply immersed in a devastating socio-economic crisis brought about as a result of the First World War. Fascism and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1223996

  • Directrices
    Casanovas, Martí, 1894-1966; Ichaso, Francisco, 1901-1962; Mañach, Jorge, 1898-1961; Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977; Tallet, José Zacarías, 1893-1989
    1927
    In this May 15, 1927 issue of Revista de avance, the “Guidelines” section includes four brief articles. The first is a commentary on the political and intellectual development that took place during the years after the foundation of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299773

  • El insoluble problema del intelectual
    Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977
    1927
    In this essay, the Cuban writer Juan Marinello discusses what he calls “the problem of the intellectual.” His subject is the dilemma of an ethical commitment to being a critic and the requirement of work to obtain necessities of subsistence. To [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1299897

  • Las Antillas
    Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957
    1930
    The Chilean educator and poet, Gabriela Mistral, sets forth her opinions about the Spanish Antilles. She believes that the Antilles have been forgotten, in spite of being a link between the two Americas. Mistral speaks of France’s role in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 853166

  • Marti; Poeta Nuevo
    Roa, Raúl, 1907-1982
    In this essay, Raúl Roa García analyzes José Martí’s poetry, especially his “Versos sencillos,” to highlight their innovative and modernist nature. To begin with, he comments that Martí cannot be placed in any “lyrical school” or “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1300003