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In Ordinary Time: Poems, Parables, Poetics is Gémino H. Abad’s own selection of his poems and parables from 1973 to 2003. Ten each of these are arranged under six themes which suggest, generally, a possible terrain of signification: Things (“each thing’s special signature”), Words (“not meaning but meaningfulness”), Self (“the imagination, the self’s primary activity, crea ...more
Paperback, UP Jubilee Student Edition, 169 pages
Published 2004 by The University of the Philippines Press
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The poet and literary critic Gémino H. Abad was born on February 5, 1939 in Sta. Ana, Manila.

At present, he is a University Professor Emeritus at the University of the Philippines. His current writing and research include “Upon Our Own Ground”, a two- volume historical anthology of short stories in English, 1956- 1972, with critical introduction; “Our Scene So Fair”, a book of critical essays on
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