Category Archives: SEMIOTICS

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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NASAGAP SA HIMPAPAWID ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


TRANSKRIPSYON NG ILANG BYTES NG KOMPYUTER NG NASA, WASHINGTON, DC,USA —“Everyone in the planet is under total surveillance today.” –Edward Snowden –“Nothing is meaningless….” –Sissi, sa pelikulang The Princess & the Warrior     Gising ka na ba? Anong gumagapang … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION by E. San Juan, Jr., TO “SIBOL SA MGA GUHO,” a novel in Filipino by Ave Perez Jacob


INTRODUKSIYON sa SIBOL SA MGA GUHO ni Ave Perez Jacob Sa umpisa pa lamang. maituturing ang nobelang ito na pamibihira at namumukod na akdang may layuning makatotohanan at mapagpalaya. Walang pasubaling tunay ang mga pangyayari inilarawan sa naratibo, ngunit mapapakawalan … Continue reading

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RIZAL AND “THE WOMAN QUESTION”–E. San Juan, Jr.


  SISA’S  VENGEANCE:  JOSE  RIZAL & THE MOTHER OF ALL INSURGENCIES                         By E. SAN JUAN, Jr.              Liberty is a woman who grants her favors only to the brave. … Continue reading

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ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION, SELF-DECEPTION, SERVILITY


ASIAN AMERICAN DERELICTION & SERVILITY: With reflections on Jessica Hagedorn’s Dream Jungle and Bienvenido Santos’  What the hell for you left your heart in San Francisco By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University The starting … Continue reading

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JOSE GARCIA VILLA: REPETITION COMPULSION, TRAUMA, AND THE HAUNTING OF PATRIARCHAL POETICS


JOSE GARCIA VILLA: A POST-MORTEM REPORT (Revised and Expanded) by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. A single motive underlies all my work and defines my intention as a serious artist: the search for the metaphysical meaning of man’s life in the … Continue reading

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WAR AND PEACE IN KINGSTON’S NOVEL, THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE (Expanded Version)


DIALECTICS OF AESTHETICS AND POLITICS IN MAXINE HONG KINGSTON’S THE FIFTH BOOK OF PEACE By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, W.E.B.Du Bois Institute, Harvard University After the end of the Cold War at the beginning of the new millennium, September … Continue reading

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