Sounds of a Cowhide Drum: Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]. Oswald Joseph MTSHALI, foreword Nadine Gordimer.

Sounds of a Cowhide Drum: Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

[Johannesburg]: Renoster Books, [1971]. 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,[2],68pp. Boards a bit rubbed, spine a hint toned, else Very Good or better. Bookplate signed by Gordimer laid in.

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