Category Archives: EXTRAPOLATIONS

On E. San Juan, Jr.’s Filipino poems


Poems of Engagement: E. San Juan, Jr. and the Various Philippine Political Dispensations by Tomasito T. Talledo Division of Social Sciences University of the Philippines Visayas Miag-ao, Iloilo <tomastalledo@yahoo.com> This essay aims to capture the continuing engagements of the poems … Continue reading

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LAMBAT NG BAHAG-HARI ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


LAMBAT NG BAHAG-HARI: Katumbalikan sa Teorya & Praktika     ni E. SAN JUAN,Jr.+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ A. PAIN Anak na di paluhain, ina’t asawa ang patatangisin– Walang ligaya sa lupa na di dinilig ng balde-baldeng luha– Dagat binubuo ng patak ng tubig, … Continue reading

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THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE U.S. “CIVILIZING MISSION”


THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE AMERICAN ‘”CIVILIZING MISSION” Thanks to the Library of Congress and other sponsors of this historic celebration of this Filipino writer’s achievement, Carlos Bulosan—let’s call him Allos, as though we were his kasamas in Binalonan, … Continue reading

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POLITIKANG SEKSUWAL SA NEOKOLONYANG PILIPINAS


PUKAWIN NG PUKPOK ANG PULOT-PUKYUTAN: POLITIKANG SEKSUWAL SA PANAHON NG TERORISMONG NEOLIBERAL — ni E. San Juan, Jr. ANG tao ba ay katumbas lamang ng kanyang katawan, o bahagi nito? Ang kasarian ba ay walang iba kundi organong seksuwal? Seks … Continue reading

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TRAHEDYA-KOMEDYA SA MAMASAPANO–dula ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


BALINTUNANG KOMEDYA SA MAMASAPANO: Dulang Algoritmong Potensiyal (Alinsunod sa paraan ng Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle) ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [Paunawa: Lahat ng tauhan sa dulang ito ay pawang likhang-isip; kung sakaling kahawig ng mga personaheng buhay, ituring na aksidenteng … Continue reading

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ABU SAYYAF & BANGSAMORO STRUGGLE: Background to Mamasapano–E.San Juan, Jr.


THE “INVINCIBLE” ABU SAYYAF AND PERMANENT U.S. INTERVENTION IN THE PHILIPPINES Reflections on the Bangsamoro Struggle for Self-determination [The 1789 Reign of Terror] is the rule of people who themselves are terror-stricken. Terror implies mostly useless cruelties perpetrated by frightened … Continue reading

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SPOORS OF IMPERIALISM AND COLONIALISM IN THE PHILIPPINES: An Outline History


SPOORS OF IMPERIALISM & NEOCOLONIALISM IN THE PHILIPPINES: Sketch of a Synoptic Reconaissance   by E. San Juan, Jr. Philippines Cultural Studies Center The history of the Philippines as a colony and neocolony can be divided into three parts. The … Continue reading

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