CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

Social Texture in the Fiction of Aida Rivera

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Publication Date

Winter 1991

Publication Title

Philippine Studies

ISSN

0031-7837

Volume

39

Issue/No.

1

Abstract

Excerpt

Seldom is there so wide a range of critical assessment of the quality of an author's work as there is in the case of Aida Rivera's Now and at the Hour and Other Short Stories.1 This collection won a major American literary prize, the 1954 Hopwood Award for fiction.2 Alberto Benipayo was so impressed with this achievement that he reproduced two paragraphs of highly laudatory commentary by one of the Hopwood Award's judges, Nolan Miller...

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