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In Burning Ambush: (Essays 1985-90)

In Burning Ambush: (Essays 1985-90)

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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: "Mandalas Within Mandalas: The Philippine Con/Text"; "Writing the Revolution"; "Epilogue as Prologue: The Philippine Kleptocracy"; "The Critical Mass in Epifanio San Juan"; "Reinventing the Past: Cave and Shadows/Mass"; "O Mountain Men! In Memoriam"; "Ermita: After the Wake, Before the Awakening"; "Santos, Santos, Santos!"; "Paperboat Novels: The Late Bienvenido N. Santos"; "Inside the Ends of the Earth: Santos' Heartland"; "Three by Three" (1); "Three by Three" (2); "Search for the Final Syllable: Cirilio Bautista"; "Minoring in History: Rosca as Ninotchka"; "Naming the Unknown Soldier: The Novels of Salanga and Yuson"; "Lyrics from Wind Chimes and Prayer Wheels: Arcellana."

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; Firewalkers: Literary Concelebrations 1964-1984, 1987; 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 / 8.75 x 5.5 inches / 111 pages / BW


ISBN: 971-10-0436-4

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