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Firewalkers: Literary Concelebrations 1964-1984

Firewalkers: Literary Concelebrations 1964-1984

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Leonard Casper (1923-2018) was an American academic, writer, critic, and ardent promoter of Philippine literature.

Essays included in the book: "Introduction to Selected Stories by N.V.M. Gonzales"; "Introduction to Godkissing Carrion by E. San Juan Jr.", The Pale Sky-Diver: Preface to After This Exile by Manuel A. Viray"; "Great Shouting and Great Silences: The Novels of Bienvenido N. Santos"; "A Haggle of Filipino Poets: 1966-168"; Introduction to Black or Otherwise by Jose M. Lansang Jr."; "The Ferment in Philippine Vernacular Literature"; "Desire and Doom in Kerima Polotan"; " 'Social Realism' in the Stories of Ediberto Tiempo and Ninotchka Rosca"; "A Cordillera Named Montano"; The Critic of Philippine Literature as Provocateur"; Nolledo and the Liberated Sleepdancers";  Kami/Tayo: A Theoretical Division of Philippine Literature"; A Pluralistic View of Filipinism in Literature"; Introduction to A Scent of Apples by Bienvenido N. Santos; "Metastasized Society"; "Beyond the Mind's Mirage: Tales by Joaquin and Cordero-Fernando"; Introduction to Distances in Time by Bienvenido N. Santos"; "Nothing is Final Until Everything is Final"; "No Sense of Finality, No Sense of Home".

Selected books written and edited by the author on the Philippines: Six Filipino Poets, 1955; Wayward Horizon: Essays on Modern Philippine Literature, 1961; The Wounded Diamond: Studies in Philippine Literature, 1961; Modern Philippine Short Stories, 1962; New Writings from the Philippines: A Critique and Anthology, 1966; In Burning Ambush (Essays 1985-90); The Opposing Thumb: Decoding Literature of the Marcos Regime, 1995; Sunsurfers Seen from Afar: Critical Essays 1991-1995, 1996; The Circular Firing Squad, 1999; Green Circuits of the Sun: Studies in Philippine and American Literature, 2002.

New Day Publishers, Philippines

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Softcover / 8.5 x 5.5 inches / 187 pages / BW


ISBN: 971-10-0289-2

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