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Prose and Poems (Filipino Literary Classics)

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A collection of the National Artist's short stories and poetry and includes the play "The Portrait of the Artist as a Filipino." ...more
475 pages
Published 1991 (first published 1952)
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Anna
Sep 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
Nick Joaquin is indeed a literary genius. My favorite short story in the selection is "It Was Later Than We Thought" and favorite poem "Jose Rizal's Valedictory Poem"
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Nick Joaquin is indeed a literary genius.
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Jun 12, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Back in highschool, I wrote off Nick Joaquin as an anachronism -- someone whose stores belonged to another place and time. I read him because I had to, because he was part of my highschool reading list. But I didn't like him.

I first started to re-appraise Nick Joaquin in college, when some his reportage was handed out during a literary journalism class. Joaquin had a way of writing that made the characters come alive, that made you care what happened to them. Although his journalism articles hav
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Nicomedes Márquez Joaquín (May 4, 1917–April 29, 2004) was a Filipino writer, historian and journalist, best known for his short stories and novels in the English language. He also wrote using the pen name Quijano de Manila. Joaquin was conferred the rank and title of National Artist of the Philippines for Literature.

After Jose Rizal and Claro M. Recto, both writers in spanish language, he is cons
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