Doveglion: Collected Poems (Penguin Classics)

ISBN9780143105350
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedJuly 1, 2008
Pages304
AuthorJose Garcia Villa
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth0.8 in.

Doveglion: Collected Poems (Penguin Classics)

Jose Garcia Villa

PAPERBACK

July 1, 2008

The centennial edition of major Filipino writer José Garcia Villa's collected poetry 

Known as the "Pope of Greenwich Village," José Garcia Villa had a special status as the only Asian poet among a group of modern literary giants in 1940s New York that included W. H. Auden, Tennessee Williams, and a young Gore Vidal. But beyond his exotic ethnicity, Villa was a global poet who was admired for "the reverence, the raptness, the depth of concentration in [his] bravely deep poems" (Marianne Moore). Doveglion (Villa's pen name for dove, eagle, and lion) contains Villa's collected poetry, including rare and previously unpublished material.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Buy Doveglion: Collected Poems by Jose Garcia Villa and other Penguin Classic books at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Doveglion: Collected Poems (Penguin Classics)

Jose Garcia Villa

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ISBN9780143105350
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedJuly 1, 2008
Pages304
AuthorJose Garcia Villa
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.3 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth0.8 in.

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The centennial edition of major Filipino writer José Garcia Villa's collected poetry 

Known as the "Pope of Greenwich Village," José Garcia Villa had a special status as the only Asian poet among a group of modern literary giants in 1940s New York that included W. H. Auden, Tennessee Williams, and a young Gore Vidal. But beyond his exotic ethnicity, Villa was a global poet who was admired for "the reverence, the raptness, the depth of concentration in [his] bravely deep poems" (Marianne Moore). Doveglion (Villa's pen name for dove, eagle, and lion) contains Villa's collected poetry, including rare and previously unpublished material.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Buy Doveglion: Collected Poems by Jose Garcia Villa and other Penguin Classic books at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

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