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Sunlight on Broken Stones
The third part of Bautista’s magnum opus The Trilogy of Saint Lazurus. In this culminating work, the Bard of De La Salle University traces the positive future of the Filipino people, as guided by the lessons of the Revolution. This epic consists of 3,100 lines of verse arranged into 5-line stanzas. Awarded the first prize in the epic category of the National Centennial Com ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published 2000 by The University of the Philippines Press
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Jul 04, 2014 K.D. Absolutely rated it liked it
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This final book in Cirilo F. Bautista's The Trilogy of Saint Lazarus is the most accessible, i.e., easiest to understand. One should only have some clues like "four-eyed widow who thinks she is a gift from God" to be President Cory Aquino. The thing is that you have to be as knowledgeable as Cirilo F. Bautista to be able to discern who is talking or referred to in this epic poem that won the English Epic Poem category during the 2000 Centennial Writing Contest sponsored by the Philippine governm ...more
Cirilo F. Bautista is Professor Emeritus of Literature at De La Salle University-Manila. A poet, novelist, essayist and critic, he has published books of poetry, fiction, criticism for which he has won such awards as the Philippine Centennial Literary Prize and Palanca Hall of Fame. He is a resident of Quezon City with his wife, Rose Marie Jimenez Bautista and together, they raised their three chi ...more