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WALA & at iba pang tula ni E. San Juan, Jr.


WALA Akda & tula ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. MGA NILALAMAN Wala Ang Baliti sa Bundok Bugtongang Erotika Kumpisal Pasumalang Tadhana Ang Pasaherong Salamander Lambat ng Bahag-hari Dating Bitag Niyari Umang Tahimik Binurang Borador Senyas ng Panahon (1) Pakana Bitin … Continue reading

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FANON & C.L.R.JAMES: LESSONS FROM ANTI-POSTCOLONIAL REVOLUTIONARIES


BEYOND TRANSNATIONALISM: Lessons from Frantz Fanon and C.L. R. James — by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! –Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Despite his intricately nuanced anatomy … Continue reading

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MARXIST AESTHETICS: On Macherey & Althusser


PREFACE TO PIERRE MACHEREY AND AN AESTHETICS OF “IMAGINARY RELATIONS” by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Almost three decades have now passed since the 1966 publication of Pierre Macherey’s Pour une theorie de la production litteraire (A Theory of Literary Production, … Continue reading

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FRIEDRICH ENGELS–ON BEAUTY AND REVOLUTION


THE REVOLUTIONARY AESTHETICS OF  FRIEDRICH ENGELS by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Generally maligned as the inventor of “dialectical materialism” (read: vulgarized Marxism) and praised as the “first Marxist,” Friedrich Engels has so far not received the judicious and all-sided appreciation … Continue reading

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