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The Return of the Amasi Bird by Tim Couzens (ed.); Essop Patel (ed.) - Paperback - First Edition - 1982 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000006)

The Return of the Amasi Bird

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The Return of the Amasi Bird: Black South African Poetry, 1891 - 1981

by Tim Couzens (ed.); Essop Patel (ed.)

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ISBN 10
0869751956
ISBN 13
9780869751954
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Braamfontein, South Africa: Ravan Press, 1982. Paperback. First Impression (stated). Very Good. Gift inscription to half-title page. Text unmarked. Tanned. Spine straight and tight with a light crease. Creases to front cover, sticker remnants to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 411 pages.

The Return of the Amasi Bird provides a broad historical and critical spectrum of almost a century of black South African poetry. With over 300 poems from more than 150 poets, it is a portrait of cultural resistance from the early Christian poets through to the Black Consciousness writers.

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000006
Title
The Return of the Amasi Bird
Author
Tim Couzens (ed.); Essop Patel (ed.)
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0869751956
ISBN 13
9780869751954
Publisher
Ravan Press
Place of Publication
Braamfontein, South Africa
Date published
1982
Keywords
poems, poetry, cultural, culture, history, South African, South Africa, black power
Bookseller catalogs
Africa; Fiction; Religion & Spirituality; Poetry;
Size
8vo

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