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Sounds of a Cowhide Drum: Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in] by  foreword  Oswald Joseph; Nadine Gordimer - First Edition - [1971] - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

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

by MTSHALI, Oswald Joseph; Nadine Gordimer, foreword

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[Johannesburg]: Renoster Books, [1971]. First Edition. Hardcover. 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.



  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23047
  • Title: Sounds of a Cowhide Drum: Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
  • Author: MTSHALI, Oswald Joseph; Nadine Gordimer, foreword
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Renoster Books
  • Place: [Johannesburg]
  • Date published: [1971]
  • Keywords: South African literature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Poetry; Africa; Postcolonial Literature; Apartheid;


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