American Regime - Philippine Literature

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AMERICAN PERIOD (1898-1941)

Historical Background
June 12, 1898-Independence day
Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo-the first president of the Philippine Republic
Fil-American was resulted in the defeat of Gen. Miguel Malvar in 1903
The Peace Movements started a early as 1900

3 Popular Newspapers
1. EL NUEVO DIA (The New Day) – Sergio Osmeña
2. EL GRITO DEL PUEBLO (The Call of the Nation) – Pascual Poblete
3. EL RENACIMIENTO (The Rebirth) – Rafael Palma

PLAYS:
1. KAHAPON, NGAYON AT BUKAS – Aurelio Tolentino
2. TANIKALANG GINTO – Juan Abad
3. MALAYA – Tomas Remigio
4. WALANG SUGAT – Severino Reyes

3 GROUPS OF WRITERS THAT CONTRIBUTED TO PHILIPPINE LITERATURE DURING THIS PERIOD
A. Writers in Spanish – honoring Rizal and other heroes
B. Writers in Tagalog – conditions of the country, one's native tongue
C. Writers in English – imitation of American themes and methods

A. LITERATURE IN SPANISH
Cecilio Apostol wrote poems for Rizal, Jacinto, Mabini & all other heroes
A RIZAL
Fernando Ma. Guerrero shared with Apostol the reign in Balagtasan book “CRISALIDAS” - black, wooly caterpillar
“INVOCACION A RIZAL” - June 19, 1901
Jesus Balmori
Batikuling
“Remembrance and Forgetfulness” - debate
Poet Laureate in Spanish
Manuel Bernabe
Lyric Poet
OLVIDO (Forgetfulness)
Claro M. Recto
Nobility of Speech and theme
Book “BAJO LOS COCOTEROS” (Under the Coconut Trees)
Other Writers in Spanish
Adelina Gurrea
First woman poet in the Philippines
Zobel Prize- EL NIDO (The Nest)
Isidro Marpori
4 Books “AROMAS DE ENSUEÑO” (Scents of Dreams)
Macario Adriatico
Legend of Mindoro “LA PUNTA DE SALTO” (The Place of Origin)
Epifanio Delos Santos
Don Panyong
Good Leader and Biographer
Pedro Aunario
DECALOGO DEL PROTECCIONISMO

B. FILIPINO LITERATURE
FLORANTE AT LAURA of Francisco Balagtas
URBANA AT FELISA of Modesto De Castro

Julian Cruz Balmaceda ( 3 Kinds of Tagalog Poets )
1. Poet of the Heart
2. Poet of Life
3. Poet of the Stage

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