Monthly Archives: January 2012

The 3 symptoms of killing our dreams

By Paulo Coelho The first symptom of the process of our killing our dreams is the lack of time. The busiest people I have known in my life always have time enough to do everything. Those who do nothing are always … Continue reading

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daniw ken samiweng: Baro a blag ti daniw ken musika nga Ilokano

Naluktan ti maysa pay a blag a “pakaipaskilan dagiti kaudian a partuat, gannuat, pasamak ken damag iti daniw ken musika dagiti Ilokano,” ti daniw ken samiweng. Inlungalong ken tartarawidwidan daytoy ni premiado a mannaniw Ariel S. Tabag, poetry ken entertainment … Continue reading

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“Umaykan, Nakkong, Dika Agbatbati” ti Ilokano a banda a Samtoy

Naidumduma a poetry performance iti Ilokano a daniw ti banda nga Ilokano a buklen dagiti mannurat nga Ilokano a pakairamanan da Ariel S. Tabag ti Cagayan ken Mighty C. Rasing ti Isabela.

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Dylan Thomas reading his famous villanelle…

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had … Continue reading

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Description, characterization in (Iloko/Ilokano) fiction

Adda sumagmamano a queries wenno clarification no ania, aya, daydiay dakdakamatek a descriptions wenno narativo a panagiladawan, panagiparang, exposition, wenno panang-characterise iti maysa a karakter, lugar, pasamak, situasion, pagteng, rikna, buya, kdpy. No diak bigta wenno completely a mailawlawag ita, kas iti … 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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Call for Submission of Manuscripts to the 51st Silliman University National Writers Workshop

The Silliman University National Writers Workshop is now accepting applications for the 51stNational Writers Workshop to be held April 30 to May 18, 2012 in the Silliman University Rose Lamb Sobrepeña Writers Village. This Writers Workshop is offering fifteen fellowships to promising … Continue reading

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The Tagalog Media

by Firth McEachern This week I shall analyze the exclusion of local languages in media. First, I start with radio. Why is it that almost all the FM radio stations in Luzon are in Tagalog and English? I visited Pangasinan … Continue reading

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