Works of Rizal while in UST

Karlo Jennuel R. Antonio 30 July 2013

 It won first prize and Rizal was awarded by the board of judges. . a feather-shaped silver pen.1879  An entry to the literary contest held by the Liceo Artistico-Literario de Manila. a society of literary men and artists. decorated with a gold ribbon.A La Juventud Filipina (To the Filipino Youth) . composed of Spaniards.  The poem seeks to encourage the Filipino youth to strive hard in their education because they are the hope of the fatherland.

Manual Fernandez. on the night of December 8.Abd-el-Azis y Mahoma (Servant of the Mighty One. 1879 in honor of the Immaculate Conception. . Which was declaimed by an Atenean.1879  A poem by Rizal.

El Consejo de los Dioses (The Council of the Gods) . Hence. scholars.1880  The Liceo Artistico-Literario de Manila opened another literary contest in commemoration of the quadracentennial death anniversary of Miguel Cervantes de Saavedra (But according to P. Gagelonia in his book “Ang Buhay Gawa’t Sinulat Ni Jose Rizal. newspapermen. . and professors of UST. after being inspired by his win last year. it was for the 264th death anniversary of Cervantes). decided to join as well. Rizal.  The contest was participated by priests.  The contestants used pennames. nobody knew their true identities.

Rizal was aided by the FatherRector of the Ateneo in securing the needed reference materials for his entry. the board of judges gave back the 1st prize to Rizal.N. which is an “anillo de oro con el busto del Principe de los Ingenios Espanoles” (Gold ring with the bust of the Prince of the Ingenious Spaniards). . D. Rizal won 1st place.El Consejo de los Dioses (The Council of the Gods) . del Puzo –a writer from Diario de Manila. After re-examining the entries.1880  Initially. they took the award from him and gave it to another Spaniard contestant. When the board of judges found out that he was an indio.   Although studying in UST.

Cultural Center of the Philippines. exploring the true meaning of human desire for knowledge and designs the guidelines for a Filipino speculative thought.  It reveals the humanistic education of the Philippines at the time and his answer to scholasticism. depicting Olympian deities discussing Western literary standards. (CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art.El Consejo de los Dioses (The Council of the Gods) . 1994). . Vol 7. overcoming not only its formalism.1880  It’s a play about an Asian teenager seizing the cultural elements of the Western humanistic tradition.. but at the same time laying the foundations for an effort toward selfknowledge.

Junto al Pasig (Beside the Pasig) . he also the president of the abovementioned Atenean literary organization.1880  A play by Rizal that was staged by the Academy of Spanish Literature on December 8.  While enrolled in UST. 1880. Patroness of the Ateneo. feast day of the Immaculate Conception.  It contains Rizal’s subtle satirical nationalistic idea: “Now without comfort Sadly groans in the power of a foreign people And slowly dies In the impious clutch of Spain” .

A Filipina (To the Philippines) . . urging all Filipino artists to glorify the Philippines through their works.1880  A sonnet Rizal wrote for the Society of Sculptors.

. who had been so kind and helpful to him.Al M. Pablo Ramon. Pablo Ramon.R.R. in their days. Rector of the Ateneo. (To M. Rector del Ateneo.P.P.) – 1881  A poem Rizal made to express his affection to Father Pablo Ramon. en Sus Dias.

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