Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black

By: Palés Matos, Luis

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Slim octavo (21 cm), pp. 189. Later printing. Pictorial wrappers. Translation by Jean Steeves-Franco. Includes sections on vocabulary and critical works consulted. Cover has minor edge wear. Binding is tight, as though unread. Palés Matos is best known for creating the genre of poetry, Afro-Antillano, blending Afro-Caribbean culture with Spanish language (Wikipedia). This is a translation of his landmark 1937 book, Tuntún de Pasa y Griferia.

Title: Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black

Author Name: Palés Matos, Luis

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: San Juan, Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico: 2008

ISBN Number: 0847704750

ISBN Number 13: 9780847704750

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near fine

Seller ID: 15830