Sounds of a Cowhide Drum: Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
by MTSHALI, Oswald Joseph; Nadine Gordimer, foreword
[Johannesburg]: Renoster Books, . First Edition. Notable work in the history of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, when most authors associated with the movement were banned or exiled. Mtshali, who, at the time, worked as a messenger, has since been credited with spawning the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. (See Albert S. Gérard, European-Language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa, p. 448). Octavo (22.5cm.); original grey pictorial boards; vii,,68pp. Boards a bit rubbed, spine a hint toned, else Very Good or better. Bookplate signed by Gordimer laid in. (Inventory #: 23047)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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