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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Merlinda Bobis's Poem-Plays : Reading Ethics and Identity Across Cultures
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Herrero analyses Bobis' poem-plays to draw attention to their questioning of patriarchal binary divisions and definitions of morality. The author sees in Bobis' work a 'feminist ethics of care' (1). From the journal webpage abstract: 'The aim of this paper will be to show her two poem-plays 'Promenade' and 'Cantata of the Warrior Woman,' not as isolated phenomena, but as part of a rich tradition of (diasporic) Filipino poets and activist playwrights. Moreover, this paper will study these works from the perspective of a postmodern post-foundational ethics' (see:

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    y separately published work icon Portal vol. 4 no. 1 January Yingjie Guo (editor), 2007 Z1355088 2007 periodical issue 2007
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