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Lit 1:Literatures of the Philippines

Description:This course is a study of Philippine literature in Spanish (written by Filipinos), English, Filipino and other regional languages. CREDIT:3 UNITS
PREREQUISITE:NONE
RGEP CLUSTER:
DIVISION/COLLEGE THAT
OFFERS THE COURSE:DIVISION OF HUMANITIES, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES CAMPUS WHERE COURSE
is Offered: UP Miagao and UP Iloilo campuses

Course Objectives:
In this course, the student is expected:

1. To acquire a broad intellectual and cultural horizon in a. the discovery of the roots of distinctive cultural and personal identity as expressed or reflected in classic world literature; and b. the exploration of the timeless issues that have preoccupied humanity throughout the ages and across the great civilizations of the world. 2. To develop a commitment to nationalism balanced by a sense of nationalism by becoming familiar with the great literary pieces that are the cornerstone of the human imagination across cultures and throughout time, and seeing all these from the vantage point of human experience, thereby understanding better the Filipino self in the process. 3. To develop the capacity for independent, creative and critical thinking in the process of making connections between the contemporary human situation and human experience across time. 4. To develop his ability to integrate and/or adapt the knowledge and skills acquired from the various disciplines in the analysis of various literary texts on various subjects and forms.

Topic Outline:No. of hours: 3 hrs. per week

I. Introduction to the course: Review of Philippine literary periods

II. LITERATURE IN SPANISH
CECILIO APOSTOL, FERNANDO MA. GUERERO, CLARO M. RECTO, MANUEL BERNABE, JESUS BALMORI

III. LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
A. POETRY- JOSE GARCIA VILLA, “I CAN NO MORE HEAR LOVE’S”, “I, IT, WAS, THAT, SAW” LUIS DATO, “THE SPOUSE”, CARLOS ANGELES, “LANDSCAPE II”, AMADOR...
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