Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Biography : Bienvenido L. Lumbera


Bienvenido L. Lumbera
Birth date : April 11, 1932

Educational Background
Secondary : Mabini Academy
College : University of Santo Tomas (Journalism)
Masters : Comparative Literature at Indiana University
Doctorate : Comparative Literature at Indiana University

Work Experience
- professor University of the Philippines
- Board of Advisers of the UP Institute of Creative Writing

Achievements/Awards
- Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism
- Literature and Creative Communication Arts in 1993
- Gawad CCP
- Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas
- Manila Critics' Circle
- the Palanca
- Professor Emeritus status in the University of the Philippines
- National Artist for Literature

Poetry Collection
- Likhang Dila, Likhang Diwa (1993), and Balaybay: Mga Tulang Lunot at Manibalang, a collection of new poems in Filipino and those from Likhang Dila

Critical Works
- Abot-Tanaw: Sulyap at Suri sa Nagbabagong Kultura at Lipunan (1987) and Writing the Nation/Pag-akda ng Bansa (2000)

Liberetos
- Tales of the Manuvu (1977) and Rama Hari (1980).Sa Sariling Bayan: Apat na Dulang May Musika collects the four historical musicals Nasa Puso ang Amerika, Bayani, Noli Me Tangere: The Musical,and Hibik at Himagsik Nina Victoria Laktaw

Contribution
- introduced a new aesthetic to traditional tagalog literature with what is known as bagay
poetry

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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geemiz said...

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