Waiting for Maria Makiling: Essays in Philippine Cultural History
Resil B. Mojares explores Philippine cultural history, politics and nation formation through a collection of essays: the legend of a mountain goddess, Pigafetta's discovery account of the Philippines, the life of a seventeenth-century Christian convert, the foundation narrative of a Marian shrine, colonial books of conduct, memoirs of Filipino intellectuals, a Bisayan love poem, political talk on radio, and a dinner in nineteenth-century Cebu.
Ateneo de Manila University Press, Philippines
Second printing, 2006
Softcover / 6 x 9 inches / 336 pages / BW