Monthly Archives: February 2009

LITERARY STUDIES IN THE TWILIGHT OF A DYING EMPIRE


LITERARY STUDIES IN THE AGE OF THE EMPIRE’S COLLAPSE By E. SAN JUAN, Jr., Fellow, W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University Even as the global stock market bounces up and down every day, while the Dow Jones Industrial … Continue reading

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CRITIQUE AND REVOLUTION


AFTERWORD TO CRITIQUE AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: LESSONS FROM ANTONIO GRAMSCI, MIKHAL BAKHTIN, & RAYMOND WILLIAMS (Edwin Mellen Press, 2009) by E. SAN JUAN In response to a recent discussion on “the end of theory,” the distinguished Marxist critic Fredric Jameson … Continue reading

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RE-VISITING NOTTINGHAM: In Search of D.H.Lawrence (circa 1990)


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AMERICAN STUDIES: Under Filipina/Filipino Eyes


AMERICAN STUDIES: From the Boondocks to Abu Sayyaf  (circa 2007) By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. If we can trust to the lessons of the history of the human mind, of the history of habits of life, development does not take … Continue reading

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NICK JOAQUIN: Last chapter of E. San Juan’s 1988 SUBVERSIONS OF DESIRE: PROLEGOMENA TO NICK JOAQUIN


ON NICK JOAQUIN: Demystifying the Past, Unfetishizing the Present, Reinventing the Future By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [Concluding chapter of SUBVERSIONS OF DESIRE: A PROLEGOMENA TO NICK JOAQUIN by E. SAN JUAN, Jr., Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1988] The … Continue reading

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TOWARD CULTURAL REVOLUTION


TOWARD THE REALIZATION OF CULTURAL REVOLUTION By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University Times would pass, old empires would fall and new ones take their place, the relations of countries and the relations of classes … Continue reading

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WHAT THE U.S. RULING CLASS DID TO THE FILIPINO PEOPLE AND CONTINUE TO DO


THE IMPERIAL GRAPES OF WRATH From: NELSON PEERY, BLACK FIRE (NEW YORK: THE NEW PRESS, 1994), pp. 276-277 If the Americans had never committed genocide against the Indian; if they had never incited wars of annihilation between the native peoples … Continue reading

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