The woman who had two navels and tales of the tropical gothic /

"The Philippines is central to two empires, the Spanish and the American. Joaquin is central to the literature of the Philippines. To read Joaquin is to gain access to how three cultures intersected in the Pacific, mixing explosively with blood, violence, and fantasy in ways that foreshadow wha...

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Main Author: Joaquin, Nick,
Other Authors: Apostol, Gina,, Rafael, Vicente L.,, Joaquin, Nick.
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
Physical Description: xli, 432 pages ; 20 cm.
Series: Penguin classics.
Table of Contents:
  • Three generations
  • The legend of the dying wanton
  • The mass of St. Sylvestre
  • The summer solstice
  • May day eve
  • The woman who had two navels
  • Guardia de honor
  • Doña Jerónima
  • The Order of Melkizedek
  • Cándido's apocalypse
  • A portrait of the artist as Filipino: an elegy in three acts.