Epifanio San Juan Jr.


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in Philippines
December 29, 1938

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Epifanio San Juan, Jr. is a Filipino cultural critic and public intellectual. His works span a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines, from cultural studies, comparative literary scholarship, ethnic and racial studies, postcolonial theory, semiotics to philosophical inquiries in historical materialism.

San Juan applies a Gramscian approach and a critical Marxist optic on cultural events and texts in the Philippine historical process of national liberation. He is also notable for being the first Filipino male intellectual to have engaged with feminist discourse in his "Filipina Insurgency: Writing Against Patriarchy" (Giraffe Books, 1999). In 1999, San Juan received the Centennial Award for Achievement in Literature from the Cultural Center
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Average rating: 3.82 · 427 ratings · 55 reviews · 57 distinct works
Racism and Cultural Studies...

4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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From Exile To Diaspora: Ver...

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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Rizal in Our Time: Essays i...

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Tinik sa Kaluluwa at Iba Pa...

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004
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Allegories of Resistance: T...

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1994
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Ruptures, Schisms, Interven...

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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On the Presence of Filipino...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2006
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The Art of Oscar Wilde

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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Toward Filipino Self Determ...

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Subversions of Desire: Prol...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1988
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