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Philippines: Folklore

Selected Folklore Materials

Most of the titles in this box are available at the University of Hawai'i's Hamilton Library as well as the Hawai'i State Public Library System.  Like all items in this LibGuide, the links are that of the item's bibliographic record in Hamilton Libary's catalog.  The Hawai'i State Public Libary's call number for the item will be included.  To check the status as well as locations of the item in the public library system, please check the Hawai'i State Public Library System's website.
 

Folklore, Legends and Children's books at UH Manoa:

GR325 ASIA Hamilton Floor 4th floor

 

Selected Titles: 

The Aswang Phenomenon [videorecording] directed and written by Jordan Clark; produced by  Jordan Clark & Cheryl Anne del Rosario 

 

 
Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.2 Ve

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.4 R

 

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: No Holdings

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.2 Pa

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: No Holdings

 

Philippine Folk Literature: The Folktales compiled and edited by Damiana L. Eugenio
Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.20959 Ph

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.20959 Ph

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.20959 Ph

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.99921 Ph

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.6 P

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.22 Ra

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.09599 De

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.2 F

 

Hawai'i State Public Library call number: 398.2 Cr

Websites and Portals on Philippine Folklore

This is a simple portal of open source items on Philippine mythology, legends and folklore.  Scroll down to peruse through the extensive list.  Note: some of the PDFs takes time to load.

This webpage describes the use of Philippine mythology in contemporary Filipino comiks.

Eighty-two tales, some with variations of the same story.

 

Mga Alamat: Myths in the Philippine Folk Literature in the Tagalog Interactive Language and Filipino Culture Resources, a project of the Northern Illinois University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Contains a thorough introduction on folk literature and stories from the following regions: Tagalog, Ibanag, Ifugao, Iloko and Maranao.

 

Various folk tales from the Tinguians, the Igorots, Muslim Filipinos and others from Mindanao, as well as Christianized tribes.  This text is in the public domain.

Philippine Folklore Stories by John Maurice Miller (1904) from Project Gutenberg
Fourteen folk tales from across the Philippine archipelago.  eBook copies are available for free download on most eReaders.

An online, free course with lessons and homework assignments. 

A blog on the different mythological beings and creatures.  Some of the myths and folklore are included.  Note, no citation of the resources used.

A blog on Visayan myths and legends.  Very texual and comprehensive.