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- ISBN: 9780143105350 | 0143105353
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/29/2008
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Doveglion(Villa’s pen name—for dove, eagle, and lion) contains Villa’s collected poetry, including rare and previously unpublished material.