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American Chronicles of Jose Marti Journalism and Modernity in Spanish America

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ISBN-10: 0874519020

ISBN-13: 9780874519020

Edition: 2000

Authors: Susana Rotker, Katherine Semler, Jennifer French

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Jose Marti, who was the main organizer of the triumphant movement for Cuban independence as well as a revolutionary of poetic language, lived most of his adult life as an exile in the U.S., reporting for several South American newspapers. Viewed by some as a Cuban George Washington and Walt Whitman combined, Marti was one of several writers who used the genre of the crónica to disseminate ideas through news channels. His chronicles became pivotal in articulating cultural debates and questions of national and cultural identity, and in forming Spanish America's "modernism." In the first complete study of Marti's chronicles, Susana Rotker assesses the class of professional journalists and…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 4/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
The Logic of Literary Representation
The Writers' Role
The Emergence of the Chronicle
Writing the Present
The Years in North America: Creating Local Lore from Abroad
Conclusion: Adventure and Transgression in Writing and Reading
Notes
Index