Author:Palés Matos, Luis

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Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black

By: Palés Matos, Luis

Price: $80.00

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

Seller ID: 15830

ISBN: 0847704750

Condition: Near fine


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. View more info