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Bien! A Festschrift is a feast of words and ideas that pays tribute to one of the most formidable, provocative, and important intellectuals in the Philippines and the field of Philippine Studies: Bienvenido L. Lumbera, National Artist for Literature of the Philippines. The book (in three volumes) presents reflections and commentaries on the great nationalist scholar and his lifework on literature, culture, literacy, and politics. This compendium also provides a selection of critical and creative work that honors the wide range of Lumbera’s interests and achievements.

The contributors in this volume include Reuel M. Aguila, Delia D. Aguilar, Alwin C. Aguirre, Virgilio S. Almario, Merlie Alunan, Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles, Genevieve L. Asenjo, Glecy Atienza, Romulo P. Baquiran, Jr., Joi Barrios, David Jonathan Y. Bayot, Karina Bolasco, Niles Jordan Breis, Rofel G. Brion, Nonon Villaluz Carandang, Jonathan Chua, Kristian Sendon Cordero, Michael M. Coroza, Genaro R. Gojo Cruz, Isagani R. Cruz, Ivery del Campo, Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr., Nick Deocampo, and Gary Devilles.