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The Collected Stories of Jose Garcia Villa
Here at last, insofar as possible for the meticulous and indefatigable scholar, an amazing collection of the entire corpus of Jose Garcia Villa’s short stories! And Jonathan Chua’s Introduction is exemplary for the historical context it provides of the short story in Villa’s time, and for its perceptive and therefore just interpretive-critical assessment of Villa as fictio ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 384 pages
Published 2015 by Ateneo de Manila University Press
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Jose Garcia Villa was a Filipino poet, literary critic, short story writer, and painter. He was awarded the National Artist of the Philippines title for literature in 1973, as well as the Guggenheim Fellowship in creative writing by Conrad Aiken. He is known to have introduced the "reversed consonance rime scheme" in writing poetry, as well as the extensive use of punctuation marks—especially comm ...more