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Ladlad 3: An Anthology of Philippine Gay Writing

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The stories, poems and essays in the book are representations of diverse varieties of gays and gayness in the country, with writers who are responsible and sensitive “participant observers” of the realities they have chosen to attend to in their works.
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John Levi
Apr 13, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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The pieces here would be almost okay if not for J. Neil Garcia's convoluted ramblings on post-politics, globalization and the usual dismissal of the parlorista-as-trope in the Philippine LGBT culture as vestiges of'old nationalist' writing instead of as a legitimate effect of the colonial, feudal and macho socio-economic conditions affecting the LGBT. In an attempt to 'go beyond' the concrete analysis of these conditions, Garcia resorted to universalist abstraction, making the anthology not only ...more
Troy
Sep 16, 2012 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
My good friend Billy Malacura gifted this book to me after our stroll at the 33rd Manila International Book Fair in SMX Convention Center.
PATRICK
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great stories and poetry here.
DC
Sep 27, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Brilliant as ever.
Mirvan. Ereon
Mar 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book too. the stories here are more modern. I hope there would be a next anthology after this.
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J. Neil C. Garcia finished his BA Journalism (magna cum laude) in the University of Santo Tomas in 1990. He is currently teaching creative writing and comparative literature at the University of the Philippines , Diliman, where he also serves as an associate for poetry in the Institute of Creative Writing . He is the author of numerous poetry collections and works in literary and cultural criticis ...more