Palés Matos, Luis
Title Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black
Book Condition Near fine
Publisher San Juan, Puerto Rico University of Puerto Rico 2008
0847704750 / 9780847704750
Seller ID 15830
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.