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M. A. Lourdes S. Bautista and Kingsley Bolton

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099470

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.001.0001

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Negotiating language: Postcolonialism and nationalism in Philippine literature in English

Negotiating language: Postcolonialism and nationalism in Philippine literature in English

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(p.260) (p.261) 13 Negotiating language: Postcolonialism and nationalism in Philippine literature in English
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Philippine English
Author(s):

Lily Rose Tope

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0014

This chapter examines the use of English in the production of nationalistic works in Philippine literature. It also examines the position of Filipino linguists toward the functionality of a Filipino or Philippine English as a medium of communication, and most especially, of literary expression. It shows how creative writers used English, especially the non-standard kind, in the creation of language.

Keywords:   nationalistic works, Philippine literature, linguists, Philippine English, language

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