PALAVER: MODERN AFRICAN WRITINGS. by Cartey, Wilfred (editor)


Edition: First printing.

New York: Thomas Nelson, (1970.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology of modern African writing, both stories and poetry, but rooted in folklore: 'a Muslim of the Sudan, a prisoner in South Africa, an Ethiopian folklorist, a playwright of the Niger Delta, and many others.' Contributors include Amos Tutuola, Alex La Guma, Mongo Beti, Peter Abrahams, James Ngugi, Cyprian Ekwensi, John Pepper Clark, Camara Laye, Leopold Senghor and others. 183 pp

Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a fine unmarked dustjacket. Woodcut illustration on dj and title page by Wendy Kindred.

Book ID: 30341
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