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Lunas Moustache Ambeth R. Ocampo

Lunas Moustache

Ambeth R. Ocampo

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ISBN : 9789712705939
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The task of awakening the past to the concern of the present is of course the avowed concern of every human. But with Ambeth, this act of communing with the dead weight of the past tends to focus on an obsessive, one might even say fetishistic,MoreThe task of awakening the past to the concern of the present is of course the avowed concern of every human. But with Ambeth, this act of communing with the dead weight of the past tends to focus on an obsessive, one might even say fetishistic, delight in the details of everyday life. This brings us to (one of the qualities) of Ambeths essay-: the careful attention they devote tot he common, the overlooked, the ordinary, what we might think of as the splendid basura of the archives: the sari - sari, the tira - tira, the anu-ano, as well as the diumano of the past.