A treasure trove of some of the best short stories in English from the Philippines in the last 100 years.  The audio narration makes each story come alive dramatically, and the introduction to each selection provides a wealth of insight to the author's background and formal analysis of the piece.  Ideal for introducing a new generation of students to the rich tradition of the short story of the country, with representative stories by National Artists for Literature and winners of the Palanca Awards for Literature.


PHILIPPINE SHORT STORY MASTERPIECES (Accompaniment Text to the Audiobook

with introduction to each story by 

TIMOTHY R. MONTES


Contents

1. General Introduction 

2. Introduction to Dead Stars 

3. DEAD STARS part 1 by Paz Marquez Benitez 

4. DEAD STARS part 2 by Paz Marquez Benitez 

5. DEAD STARS part 3 by Paz Marquez Benitez 

6. Introduction to FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH 

7. FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH by Jose Garcia Villa (National Artist) 

8. Introduction to HOW MY BROTHER BROUGHT HOME A WIFE 

9. HOW MY BROTHER BROUGHT HOME A WIFE by Manuel Arguilla 

10. Introduction to MAY DAY EVE 

11. MAY DAY EVE BY Nick Joaquin (National Artist) 

12. Introduction to BREAD OF SALT 

13. BREAD OF SALT by N.V.M. Gonzalez (National Artist) 

14. Introduction to FLOWERS OF MAY 

15. FLOWERS OF MAY by Francisco Arcellana (National Artist) 

16. Introduction to A STREAM OF DALTON PASS 

17. A STREAM AT DALTON PASS by Edilberto K. Tiempo 

18. Introduction to SCENT OF APPLES 

19. SCENT OF APPLES by Bienvenido N. Santos 

20. Introduction to MAGNIFICENCE 

21. MAGNIFICENCE by Estrella Alfon 

22. Introduction to THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES 

23. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 1) by Gregorio C. Brillantes 

24. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 2) by Gregorio C. Brillantes 

25. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 3) by Gregorio C. Brillantes 

26. Introduction to THE CRIES OF CHILDREN ON AN APRIL AFTERNOON IN THE YEAR 1957 

27. THE CRIES OF CHILDREN ON AN APRIL AFTERNOON IN THE YEAR 1957 by Gregorio C. Brillantes 

28. Introduction to THE SOUNDS OF SUNDAY 

29. THE SOUNDS OF SUNDAY by Kerima Polotan 

30. Introduction to THE VIRGIN 

31. THE VIRGIN by Kerima Polotan 

32. Introduction to TONG 

33. TONG by F. Sionil Jose (National Artist) 

34. Introduction to BY THE TAIL OF THEIR LIVES 

35. BY THE TAIL OF THEIR LIVES by Aida Rivera Ford 

36. Introduction to PEOPLE IN THE WAR 

37. PEOPLE IN THE WAR by Gilda Cordero Fernando 

38. Introduction to IN THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR 

39. IN THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR by Resil Mojares (National Artist) 

40. Introduction to THE CARGO 

41. THE CARGO by Anthony L. Tan 

42. Introduction to CHINITA 

43. CHINITA by Carlos Ojeda Aureus 

44. Introduction to THE HOMING MANDARIN 

45. THE HOMING MANDARIN by Jaime An Lim 

46. Introduction to IN THE GARDEN 

47. IN THE GARDEN by Jose Y. Dalisay 

48. Introduction to MARKET STORIES 

49. MARKET STORIES by Timothy R. Montes 

50. Introduction to ARMOR 

51. ARMOR by John Bengan 

52. Afterword 


© 2021 Timothy R. Montes.


About the Narrator
Timothy R. Montes teaches literature and creative writing at De La Salle University, Manila. An author of short stories, he has been a recipient of numerous national literary awards including the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Philippines Graphic, Philippines Free Press, and the Writers Prize from the National Commission for Culture & the Arts.

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