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WHO’S AFRAID OF JESSICA HAGEDORN? Notes on a Filipina Writer in America


JESSICA  HAGEDORN: Who’s Afraid of Jessica? by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. It seems almost an unavoidable if somewhat comic necessity now, at least in  the academic world, for someone who appears to be from a minority enclave to be labelled … Continue reading

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POSTCOLONIAL ENGLISH IN THE PHILIPPINES


POSTCOLONIAL ENGLISH?  OR NEOCOLONIAL DIS-SIMULATION? FILIPINO WRITING IN “ENGLISH” Given the rise of “englisches” in the shadow of Global/World English, is it possible to draw up a provisional account of Filipino writing in English from the orthodox formalistic and aestheticist … Continue reading

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