POETICS: JANUAR E. YAP

“ARKIPELAGORYA: A COMPOSITE NOVEL” “ARKIPELAGORYA” is a composite novel on what lies between the islands as a metaphor. The novel’s title is a portmanteau of “arkipelago” (archipelago) and “alegorya” (allegory). STRUCTURE AS METAPHOR The novel’s structure takes the nature of the “composite novel” or “short…