Marty: lawyer, poet and man

Reading is growing, this is Marty’s principle that has always accompanied the International Book Fair. And it is that the most relevant editorial event in the country taught us from the very beginning how important it is to always remember the Apostle and honor him. The Centro de Estudios Martianos joins this effort each year, which will feature in the 31st edition with five digital works and one print.

According to the program prepared by this institution, one of e-books that will be presented will be José Marti: views from the law, coordinated by Andri Matilla Correa. The work includes a group of works of great scientific value, which seeks an appropriate approach to one of the least studied facets of the national hero: jurisprudence. Although it deals with issues related to the science of law, it should be noted that it is still useful to the general public. It includes interesting articles such as “Teaching law at the university during the studies of José Martí”, which allows us to understand his training as a lawyer in Spanish institutions of higher learning in the 19th century. Similarly, he offers a clear understanding of his concept of justice.

“At this time for our country of clear transformations in many ways and necessary evolutions, especially those that are coming as regards the rule of law, Marty’s work continues to be a necessary, essential reservoir. , inexhaustible, the lessons of life, humanism, justice, social vocation, which, if we learn them well and learn them, will greatly serve to improve our legal order in striving for the necessary individual and collective realization of the Cubans.

“This book was written through the efforts of several people, driven by the conviction that the study of Martí’s work should not be another episode in the professional growth of any Cuban legal scholar, but should be seen as a permanent activity throughout this journey, which should be postponed only when we we will reach the end of life’s journey,” the text says.

Readers will have access to the volume Polvo de alas de mariposa como eslabón de la poesía martiana, authored by the writer, essayist and researcher Caridad Atencio Mendoza, a monograph of a text rarely analyzed by critics, regarded as systematic and with which the author “provides irrefutable examples of a rigorous exegetical exercise and well-structured methodology”, which significantly contributes to the knowledge
the basis of the collection of poems, as well as its relationship with the rest of Marty’s poetry.

Meanwhile free poems. José Marty. Critical Genetic Edition. The introductory study and notes by Lourdes Ocampo Andina contain a study that is divided into three parts, the mission of which is to guide the reader along the lines of interpretation of this unique space of Marti’s lyrics. It has a reception study and others related to the complexity presented by the manuscripts and their editions.

The considerations expressed by José Marti and his scientists regarding man are the subject of another e-books of course
will be highly appreciated: The man in the thought of José Martí. Together with the text, Dr. Freddy Varona Dominguez offers the reader “reasons and ways to understand the universality, breadth, depth and scope of the Master’s ideas and emphasize the correspondence between the needs, interests and goals of the Cuban people, both in the past and in the present.

The list of digital works is completed by José Antonio Bedia Pulido’s Marty and Betances: Confluences of the Antilles, a valuable book that complements studies of the Antillean region’s identity.

“The author clarifies the links between Cuban and Puerto Rican heroes, as well as analyzes their ideological overlaps and their respective roles in the struggle for independence to liberate the region from Spanish colonialism. It explores the basis of their emancipatory projects and the importance of the islands to the identity-based political balance of the hemisphere.”

Finally, Santander will be presented in print in Havana. Architectural Milestones by Marlene Vazquez Pérez and Julio Larramendi, a collection of high quality and impactful images that explores and delves into the stories that built the relationship between the cities of Havana and Santander based on the houses the Santander families built when they settled in Cuba.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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