Philippine Short Stories, 1941-1955: 1941-1949, Part 1

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Leopoldo Y. Yabes
UP Press, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 566 pages
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This anthology is a collection of some sixty-six short stories written in English by Filipino authors within the forty years following the introduction of English in the Philippines.
 

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Contents

Going Away FarAntonio S Gabila
3
After the PicnicNick Joaquin
9
The Grave DiggersEdilberto K Tiempo
25
Two FriendsDelfin Fresnosa
39
Blue Blood of the Big AstanaIbrahim A Jubaira
45
The Next Ones on MeT D Agcaoili
56
Rendezvous at Banzai BridgeManuel E Arguilla
66
It Was Later Than We ThoughtNick Joaquin
72
The Native VendorRoman A de la Cruz
307
Sometimes Its Not FunnyCarlos Bulosan
311
Another CountryEdilberto K Tiempo
317
Receding DarknessManuel A Viray
326
Broken GlassManuel A Viray
331
All Over the WorldVicente Rivera Jr
339
The Body of LoveTeodoro M Locsin
349
Portrait of a PatriotJ Capiendo Tuvera
355

A Peace Like DeathLigaya Victorio Reyes
91
Christmas VisitLigaya Victorio Reyes
99
The Long WindNarciso G Reyes
108
City of GrassConrado V Pedroche
118
NocturneVeronica L Montes
124
Evening MealHernando R Ocampo
132
The HomesteadMaximo Ramos
137
Home for ChristmasMaximo Ramos
146
Im Coming HomeD Paulo Dizon
155
Colonel SampaIsabelo Tupas
158
Massacre at MendozaGuazonsMario P Chanco
163
Sea and Land and TimeJuan Cabreros Laya
170
The WoodsmanConsorcio Borje
176
Yours FaithfullyLydia V Arguilla
182
Am Thinking of Us TodayLigaya Victorio Reyes
190
Plighted WordNarciso G Reyes
195
A Pilgrim Yankees ProgressNick Joaquin
203
The Story of a LetterCarlos Bulosan
227
Return to CapasLigaya Victorio Reyes
233
The Wire FenceSilvestre L Tagarao
236
The DoorBienvenido N Santos
243
Brown MaidAntonio O Bayot
254
There Was a Boy Named DavidConrado V Pedroche
258
There Will Be Another ChristmasTobias Y Enverga
264
Forest of Tall TreesAntonio S Gabila
269
My Father Goes to CourtCarlos Bulosan
273
Maker of SongsStevan Javellana
278
Story for SummerMaximo Ramos
286
May Day EveNick Joaquin
292
Two in a ClearingRomeo C Velasco
302
Problem in LivingCornelio S Reyes
363
So Still the NightSilvestre L Tagarao
369
The Boarding HouseD Paulo Dizon
377
Low WallEstrella D Alfon
387
The CorralEdith L Tiempo
393
The GI and the LaundrywomanStevan Javellana
405
The Fifth ManStevan Javellana
415
We Filipinos Are Mild DrinkersAlejandro R Roces
424
Scent of ApplesBienvenido N Santos
429
FloodJ Capiendo Tuvera
437
The Chieftest MournerAida L Rivera
444
TendernessT D Agcaoili
451
GateKerima Polotan
457
PatternCarmen Guerrero Nakpil
463
Brown GirlDelfin Fresnosa
469
The RefugeesDelfin Fresnosa
475
The FightT D Agcaoili
483
Unseasonable SunVicente Rivera Jr
492
House for SaleLazaro M Espinosa
499
The ForestF Sionil Jose
506
The MoneymakerNita H Umali
515
And Beyond the Hills Are GreenAntonio S Gabila
525
GrandfatherAmante E Bigornia
531
Paying a DebtLazaro M Espinosa
538
TempestA Oliver Flores
545
GLOSSARY
551
NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
557
THE EDITOR
567
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