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    DescriptionPoetry. Fiction. Asian American Studies. Literary criticism. This republication of Villa's writings both recovers and rediscovers the work of this fierce iconoclast for a new generation. Oscar V. Campomanes of the University of California writes, To say of Jose Garcia Villa that he made English 'strange' to native English speakers -- as Jean Paul Sarte once said about Frantz Fanon and French -- is no extravagant claim ... Villa hungrily embraced colonial culture even as, like Fanon, Villa sought to transform its impositions into highly novel, even unrecognizable, verbal artifacts and art forms. This volume is bound to dramatically recast our considerations of American modenism, Asian and Filipino American literary history, and the rise of 'englishes' in colonial and postcolonial studies. Anyone interested in the least-understood cultural underside of the U.S. colonization of the Philippines or in the colonial aspect of American cultural assimilationism would do well to read and enjoy this book. I hail it as a major


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    Title
    The Anchored Angel
    Subtitle
    The Writings of Jose Garcia Villa
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jose G Villa, By (author) Luis Cabalquinto, Contributions by Nick Carbo, Contributions by Jonathan Chua, Contributions by Jose Garcia Villa
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 426 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781885030283
    ISBN 10: 1885030282
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, DCF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: POE005020
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    DC21: 821.912
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    DC22: 821.912
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    DC22: 821/.912
    BISAC V2.8: POE010000, LCO005000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DNT, DC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU, 1DDR, 1M
    LC classification: PR9550.9.V48 A6 1999
    Publisher
    Kaya/Muae
    Imprint name
    Kaya/Muae
    Publication date
    01 January 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY