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Martí, José
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(Jan 28, 1853, Havana – May 19, 1898, Boca de Dos Ríos), poet, philosopher, and freedom fighter. His works of prose and lyric poetry focused particularly on the theme of freedom (Versos Libres, 1913). A global appreciation of Martí's work proves difficult: social-Christian, anticlerical, revolutionary, and nationalist were some of the characteristics used as a description of his thought. His work contained clear, perceptible Christian-ethical elements, and he considered himself a citizen of Latin America. Martí …

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Lampe, Armando, “Martí, José”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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