Monthly Archives: December 2013

On Benjamin Appel’s novel on the Philippines, FORTRESS IN THE RICE (1951)


BENJAMIN APPEL’S FORTRESS IN THE RICE: FORGING THE REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIENCE OF THE EMPIRE by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) may be the most neglected or forgotten radical-democratic novelist of mid-century United States. While his first Depression-era novel Brain … Continue reading

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