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NICK JOAQUIN: A Commentary by E. San Juan, Jr. (Excerpt from SUBVERSIONS OF DESIRE, 1988)


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 Golden Age, which … Continue reading

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NICK JOAQUIN: An Introduction


Celebrating the Virgin and Her City: AN INTRODUCTION TO NICK JOAQUIN by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. What, then, is revealed in the quarrel between Remus and Remulus is the way in which the city of man is divided against itself, … Continue reading

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