Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Philippine Literature

I.                     Introduction

II.                   Poetry
A.      Pre-War Poetry (1920s to 1940s)
1.       The Spouse by Luis Dato
2.       I Have Begrudged the Years by Angela Manalang-Gloria
3.       Sonnets to a Gardener by Trinidad Tarrosa-Subido
4.       Extract: Like the Molave by Rafael Zulueta da Costa

B.      Post War Poetry (late 1940s to 1970s)
1.       Poem 10 by Jose Garcia Villa
2.       Gabu by Carlos Angeles
3.       Song for a Dry Season by Emmanuel Torres
4.       Order for Masks by Virginia R. Moreno
C.      Contemporary (1970s)
1.       Finder Loser by Ophelia A. Dimalanta
2.       A Kind of Burning by Ophelia A. Dimalanta

III.                  Fiction Stories
A.      Introduction to Fiction
B.      Pre-War Fiction
1.       The Small Key by Paz Latorena
2.       Dead Stars by Paz Marquez Benitez
3.       Zita by Arturo B. Rotor
C.      Post War Fiction
1.       Faith, Love, Time and Dr. Lazaro by Gregorio C. Brillantes
2.       A Bread of Salt by N.V.M. Gonzales
3.       The Virgin by Kerima Polotan Tuvera
D.      Contemporary
1.       The Boy Who Ate Stars by Alfred A. Yuson
2.       Children of the City by Amadis Ma. Guerrero

IV.                Essay and Drama
A.      Intro to Essay and Drama
B.      Pre-War Essay: What are Filipinos Like? by Leon Ma. Guerrero
C.      Post War Essay: Four Values in Filipino Drama Film by Nicanor G. Tiongson
D.      Drama: New Yorker in Tondo by Marcelino Agana, Jr.

ref: Philippine Contemporary Literature in English, Ophelia A. Dimalanta, et.al.