This essay examines Dream Jungle's intervention into the imaginary configuration of the Philippines. Lacan's elaboration on "purloin" prompts a reading of the Philippines as not simply "stolen" by imperialism but "prolonged" - via Hagedorn's fictional creativity - into a community evolving through imperial intrusions, translocal displacements, and encounters.
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 2012 Sep 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Literature and Literary Theory