The study aims to introduce the foremost Ilokano women writers of Nueva Vizcaya who are not known in Philippine literature . The study recognizes the significant role of women writers in the region as contributors in the development of national literature. It also intends to analyze the corpus of their short stories written in the vernacular,Iluko, which will intensify the relevance of Iluko as a regional literature and as a language. Through the critical analysis of the short stories written in the vernacular, the culture and identity of the Ilokanos will be described and understood.
Lovella G. Velasco, University of Sto Tomas Espana, Philippines
Stream: Literature - Literature
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