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AMBIL, a book of art and poetry in Filipino, by E. San Juan, Jr.


NEWS RELEASE AMBIL, E. San Juan’s new book of cultural provocations, now available Departing from his last neoconceptualist poetry collection, Mendiola Masaker (2014), U.S.-based author E. San Juan, Jr. crafted this new offering of anti-poems, experimental graphic word-art, and “unexpressive” … Continue reading

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On Benjamin Appel’s novel on the Philippines, FORTRESS IN THE RICE (1951)


BENJAMIN APPEL’S FORTRESS IN THE RICE: FORGING THE REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIENCE OF THE EMPIRE by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) may be the most neglected or forgotten radical-democratic novelist of mid-century United States. While his first Depression-era novel Brain … Continue reading

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DISKURSONG POST-KONSEPTUWAL–TULANG KONSEPTUWAL


TULA: TIPANAN  SA  PINTO NG HARDIN ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Nagkataon, di sinasadya’y bumulong ka: “Sinungaling…” Sa nagputik na pintong hagdanan, sinong humihibik? Pagpapasiyang nilambungan ng alinlangan, pananabik… Akala ko’y nagkaabutan na sa gabing walang balatkayo. Pagtiklop ng bagwis, … Continue reading

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BALAGTAS: A Dialectical and Materialist Approach in Filipino–E. San Juan, Jr.


BALAGTAS: Proyekto Tungo sa Diyalektikong Analisis at Materyalismong Interpretasyon ng Florante at Laura ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Bakit balik-sisyasat na naman sa diskurso’t larangan-sining ng Sisne ng Panginay?  Payak na tugon: sapagkat nag-iiba ang panahon/kasaysayan, nagbabago ang sangkatauhan, kaya … Continue reading

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INTERVENTIONS by E. San Juan, Jr.


TIMELY INTERVENTIONS IN THE CRISIS OF CAPITALIST GLOBALIZATION Noted Filipino scholar E. SAN JUAN, JR. intervenes again in the urgent debates in racial conflicts and international relations with four scholarly works in the last two years. In the midst of … 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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RE-VISITING NOTTINGHAM: In Search of D.H.Lawrence (circa 1990)


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