Saturday, October 22, 2011

Erlinda ng Bataan (Erlinda of Bataan) by Nieves Baens-del Rosario

Title: Erlinda ng Bataan (Erlinda of Bataan)
Author: Nieves Baens-del Rosario
Synopsis: Nieves Baens-del Rosario is a novelist and a worker’s rights activist. Her Erlinda ng Bataan (Erlinda of Bataan) is one of the most celebrated novels in the Philippines. Her first essay was published in Taliba in 1922. Her writings carried themes on nationalism, on the patriotism of Rizal, and on the popularization of Filipino as a language. She has more than 240 short stories and poems in Filipino and translated some of Jose Rizal’s poems published in various magazines during the 1930s and the 1940s. In 1970, she published her novel Erlinda ng Bataan, a novel about Erlinda, who was separated from her boyfriend, Narciso, and disguised as a man, joined guerillas for four years.
Year Published: 1970, Quezon City, Philippines
Format: Recent-cloth, newsprint, Tagalog
Size: 9 x 6.1 inches
No. of Pages: 287 pages
Condition: Ex-library copy; this book has been recently-bound with its covers in very good condition; fly leaves are cropped and are not in very good shape; title page is also cropped; the rest of the leaves show some wear, toning and some slight water marks along the edges but the text are fine and readable; some crops in random intervals as well; overall FAIR condition
Weight: 400 grams

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HAC Code: 3F0027


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