On Becoming Filipino: Selected Writings of Carlos Bulosan

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566393102
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/1995
  • Series: Asian American History and Culture Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 221
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Publication History
Introduction 1
Passage into Life 47
The Story of a Letter 60
Be American 66
The Soldier 73
As Long as the Grass Shall Grow 77
Life and Death of a Filipino in America 85
Homecoming 90
The Thief 97
The End of the War 100
How My Stories Were Written 109
The Growth of Philippine Culture 115
My Education 124
Freedom from Want 131
Filipino Writers in a Changing World 135
I Am Not a Laughing Man 138
The Writer As Worker 143
Biography 147
Surely the Living Departed 148
The Manifesto of Human Events 149
Blood Music, 1939 150
The Shadow of a Tear 151
Death and Transfiguration 152
Waking in the 20th Century 153
Letter in Exile 155
Portrait with Cities Falling 157
For a Child Dying in a Tenement 159
The Foreigners 160
Needing No Time 161
Hymn to a Man Who Failed 162
Factory Town 163
Meeting with a Discoverer 164
Biography Between Wars 165
If You Want to Know What We Are 166
To My Countrymen 169
Letters (1937-55) 173
Letters to an American Woman 185
Letter to a Filipino Woman 210
Autobiographical Sketch 215
Selected Writings by and about Carlos Bulosan 217
Criticism and Commentary on Bulosan 219
About the Editor 221
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