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Abdala
Abdala

Abdala

DRAMA

28 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $3.95 (US $3.95) (CA $4.95)

Publication Date: January 2014

ISBN 9788493343972

Rights: US, CA, AU & UK

Linkgua (Jan 2014)

Price: $3.95
 
 

Overview

Abdala is a reference work on the independence of Cuba and a key text in modernist writing. The play takes place in an Islamic country where, in the face of a foreign threat, the protagonist decides to go to war.

Author Biography

José Martí began his training at the College of San Anacleto, then studied at the Municipal School for Boys. In 1868 he began working for an independent newspaper, which caused his imprisonment and later exile to Spain. In 1873 he went to Zaragoza and graduated in law, philosophy, and letters. By 1880 he lived in New York and organized the War of Independence in his home country. He gave speeches, wrote articles and poems, conspired, and founded the Cuban Revolutionary Party. In 1895, at the beginning of the War of Independence, he went to Cuba and died in combat.