In discovering the history of a race, the feelings, aspirations, customs and traditions of a people are sure to be included. It is also literature. Then we can say that literature is history and history is literature. Filipino writers started to use their writings to explore socio-political realities.
However, the beginnings of anything resembling a professional market for writing in English would not be realized until the s with the founding of other newspapers and magazines like the Philippines Herald inthe Philippine Education Magazine in renamed Philippine Magazine inand later the Manila Tribune, the Graphic, Woman's Outlook, and Woman's Home Journal.
Cash incentives were given to writers in when the Free Press started to pay for published contributions and awarded P1, for the best stories. The organization in of the Philippine Writers Association and in of the University of the Philippines National Writers Workshop, which put out the Literary Apprentice, also helped encourage literary production.
Inthe Philippine Writers League was put up by politically conscious writers, intensifying their debate with those in the "art for art's sake" school of Villa. Among the significant publications of this fertile period were: Dramatic writing took a backseat due to the popularity of Filipino vaudeville bodabil and Tagalog movies, although it was kept alive by the playwright Wilfredo Ma.
The post-war period[ edit ] During the Japanese occupationwhen Tagalog was favored by the Japanese military authority, writing in English was consigned to limbo, since most of the English writers were forced to write in Tagalog or joined in the underground and wrote English stories based on the battles to serve as propaganda pieces in boosting the morale of the guerrillas.
It picked up after the war, however, with a fervor and drive for excellence that continue to this day. Inthe Barangay Writers Project was founded to help publish books in English. Against a background marked by political unrest and government battles with Hukbalahap guerrillas, writers in English in the postwar period honed their sense of craft and techniques.
Among the writers who came into their own during this time were, among many others:Philippine Literature During the Spanish Period - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online.4/4(4).
Instead, these uniting forces geared into revolting against the new colonizers; – During the American colonization period, Philippine literature reflected the ethos of its people under a new role. Philippine Literature During the Spanish Period - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online/5(6).
Philippine literature in English has its roots in the efforts of the United States, then engaged in a war with Filipino nationalist forces at the end of the 19th century. By , public education was institutionalized in the Philippines, with English serving as the medium of instruction.
Philippine literature during american period 1. The Filipino Revolutionists won against the Spaniards who colonized for more than years.
June 12, raised the . Philippine Literature during the American Regime () Historical Background The Filipino Revolutionists won against the spaniards who colonized us for more than years.