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Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black, Palés Matos, Luis

Author Name    Palés Matos, Luis

Title   Tom-Toms of Kinky Hair and All Things Black

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Near fine

Publisher   San Juan, Puerto Rico University of Puerto Rico 2008

ISBN Number    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.

Price = 80.00 USD

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