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On historical fiction… Fictionized history? Historized fiction? PART 2

PART 1 | PART 2 (Irepostek man ditoy daytoy a pangatiddogen a salaysay-critique–in 2 parts–a nasuratko idi 2008. Originally posted daytoy iti blogko a mannurat.com. Bareng adda pay latta maipaayna met a pagmennamennaan.) ituloytay’ man ngarud a pagpapatangan dayta historical … Continue reading

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1st Pangasinan Literary Awards poetry, essay and short story writing contest opens

The Pangasinan Literary Awards, is the province’s 1st literary contest, conceptualized to help develop Pangasinan literature by providing incentives for professional and aspiring Pangasinan writers to craft their most proficient literary works in their native language.  This award, is thus, … Continue reading

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On historical fiction… Fictionized history? Historized fiction? PART 1

PART 1 | PART 2 (Irepostek man ditoy daytoy a pangatiddogen a salaysay-critique–in 2 parts–a nasuratko idi 2008. Originally posted daytoy iti blogko a mannurat.com. Bareng adda pay latta maipaayna met a pagmennamennaan.) ne, ket medio nabara man dayta saritaan … Continue reading

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In theory: The Death of the Author

By Andrew Gallix The Guardian Ecclesiastes famously warns us that “Of making many books there is no end” – the same, of course, applies to book commentaries. George Steiner has long denounced the “mandarin madness of secondary discourse” which increasingly interposes itself between readers and works … Continue reading

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Shocking!

(Daytoy man ti basaen ken pagpampanunotantayo maipapan iti sasaaden/kasasaad ti bukodtayo a sao/pagsasao. Anian ta nakasasaem a kinapudno dagitoy a paliiw ken padas ti maysa a ganggannaet a naisar-ong iti pagiliantayo ket nadatnganna ken napadasanna ti maysa a naidumduma a … Continue reading

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