Erlinda Kintanar Alburo is a prolific contemporary Cebuano language scholar and promoter of the language. She is the Director of the Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos, Philippines. She is an active member of Women in Literary Arts (WILA), and writes poetry both in English and cebuano. She teaches on the anthropology of linguistics.
* Cebu Provincial History Project. Cluster 1 editor
* Sinug-ang: A Cebuano trio, by Erlinda K. Alburo, Cora Almerio, and Ester Tapia. Women in Literary Arts-Cebu, Inc., 1999. Poems in English by three Cebuanas.
* Dulaang Cebuano, edited by Erlinda K. Alburo, Resil Mojares, and Don Pagusara. Ateneo de Manila University ...view middle of the document...
Erlinda K. Alburo is a modern-day scholar of Cebu City. She is a famous personality of Philippines. She has the credit of being the promoter of Cebuano literature and language. Erlinda K. Alburo pens down poems in both English and Cebuano language. Erlinda Kintanar Alburo has a close association with Cebu City. She is the Director of Cebuano Studies Center, which is included in University of San Carlos. She teaches literature, English and research. Erlinda K. Alburo has completed her Ph.D. from Silliman University in the field of literature. Erlinda has been involved in many works and contributed towards betterment of the society. The Faigao Memorial Writers Workshop of Cebu, which takes place once in a year, is arranged by Alburo. Alburo plays an active role in the Women in Literary Arts or WILA.
ABAD, ANTONIO M. 1894- 1940.
Born in Barili on May 10, 1894. Studied at the Coligio de San Carlos. Primarily a Spanish writer, he wrote fiction , essays, and plays. Edited La Revolution, EL Espectador, The adviser. Won the Zobel Price in 1928 for the novel EL ultimo romantico and in 1929 for La oveja de Nathan (with Flaviano Zaragoza). Won prices in the commonwealth Literary Awards. Spanish professor at the University of the Philippines. Called 'el grand novilista de la literatura Filipinohispana despues de Rizal.' [D.M. Estabaya,' Sa natad sa katikang bisaya, Oct 21'70. This series is herein subsequently referred to as ESB; Estanilao B. Alinea, Historia analitica de laliteratura Filipino hispana, Ciudad de quezon; Imprinta Los Filipinos, 1964, pp. 171-72.]
Born in San Nicolas in 1904. A graduate of Cebu Normal Institute, he taught in the public and private schools for thirty years. Has produced 22 novels, over 100 stories, as well as poems, and plays. Among his novels are Kaulit sa Kalipay, Ang Kalayo sa Sulad, Tulisok sa Tanlag, Basuni sa Katingala, Awit sa Gugma, and others. LUDABI president, 1956-58. Editor of Ang Dagang Bisaya, the LUDABI publication. [ESB: Nov. 24'66; Godofredo M. Roperos, "Ang Katilingban ni Martin Abellana sa katilingban nga iyang gipuy-an sulod sa upat ka sugilanon," Ang Dagang Bisaya, Jne-Jul-Aug 1969.]
Dramatist and poet. Born in Prado in 1913. Awriter prolific in many forms, his best story is Ang Kagabhion (Bisayas, 1946). His plays include Florika (1930), Ang Pahiyum Mo (19490), Gahum sa Latigo (1965), and others. In 1948, he won second prize in the Rizal biography writing contest sponsored by Vicente Sotto. Has contributed to Babaye, Nasud, Tabunon, Bisaya, and others. Teaches at the Gullas High School in Pardo, Cebu. [ESB: Feb 17'67.]
ANTONIO MERCADO ABAD (1894-1970) was a poet, pictionist, playwrite and essayist from Cebu, Philippines, who wrote in spanish when such was the language of Filipino society. He was educated at the University of San...