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No. 39


An open-access semi-annual peer-reviewed international electronic journal of literary, language, and cultural studies of the Department of English of the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

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No. 39 (2022)

Front Matter

Front Matter

Editor's Introduction

Editor's Introduction

Forum Kritika in Honor of Edel E. Garcellano

Introduction to the Forum Kritika in Honor of Edel E. Garcellano

Mary Grace R Concepcion, Maria Luisa Torres Reyes


“Magaling, Datapoua Hindi Tola”: Ang Tula, Isang Katutubo, at Hinggil sa Kathang Tagpo

Christian Jil R. Benitez


Toward a Critique-al Filipino Studies Approach: Class, Nation, Writer

Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao


Narrative Rupture as History, or the Search for the “Missing Text” in Miguel Syjuco’s Ilustrado and Gina Apostol’s The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata

Dinah T Roma


Ang Walang-Hanggan ay Narito: Ang Sinasabi ng Pasaway na Hangal sa Maikling Imbestigasyon ng Isang Mahabang Pangungulila ni Edel Garcellano

Ivan Emil A Labayne


A Critique on the Practice of Filial Piety in East Asian Confucian Culture: Focusing on Habermas’s Appraisal

Donghyun Kim


Models of Revolutionary Action: The Kasama in Ang Bayan

Karlo Mikhail I Mongaya


Rainbow Guerrillas: Gay and Lesbian Narratives inside the Revolutionary Movement in Mindanao

Jervy C Briones


Reclaiming the Indigenous Body: Discourse, Social Media, and the Aesthetic of Igorot Activism

Jose Kervin Cesar B. Calabias


On Salvation, Bare Life, and Affective Politics in Raffy Lerma’s Pietà

Vincent Pacheco


The Place of Literary Criticism in the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Praxis of the Philippine National Democratic Movement

Lance Espejo


Assertions of Truth Through Modes of Fact and Fiction: Texts and Paratexts and the “Autobiographical Pact” in Lualhati Abreu’s Agawdilim, Agaw-liwanag and Mila Aguilar’s The Nine Deaths of M

Mary Grace R Concepcion


The Ecological Terrain of Class War in the Cadre Poetry of Mayamor/Maya Daniel/Roger Felix Salditos

Jose Monfred C Sy



I want to be dismembered

Jeff William Acosta


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International Board of Editors

Jan Baetens
Faculty of Arts
Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (Belgium)

Joel David
Professor of Cultural Studies
Inha University (South Korea)

Michael Denning
Professor of American Studies and English
Department of English
Yale University (US)

Faculty of Cultural Sciences
Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)

Regenia Gagnier
Professor of English
University of Exeter (UK)

Leela Gandhi
John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English
Brown University (US)

Inderpal Grewal
Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor of South Asian Studies, Ethnicity, Race and Migration Studies
Yale University (US)

Peter Horn
Professor Emeritus and Honorary Lifetime Fellow
University of Cape Town (South Africa)
Honorary Professor and Research Associate in German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Anette Horn
Professor of German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

David Lloyd
Distinguished Professor of English
University of California, Riverside (US)

Bienvenido Lumbera
National Artist for Literature
Professor Emeritus
University of the Philippines

Rajeev S. Patke
Director of the Division of Humanities
Professor of Humanities
Yale NUS College (Singapore)

Vicente L. Rafael
Giovanni and Amne Costigan Endowed Professor of History
University of Washington (US)

Vaidehi Ramanathan
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Davis (US)

Temario Rivera
Professorial Lecturer
Department of Political Science
University of the Philippines

E. San Juan, Jr.
Philippines Studies Center (US)

Neferti X.M. Tadiar
Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Barnard College (US)
Director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
Columbia University (US)

Antony Tatlow
Honorary Professor of Drama
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

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