CANTOS PARA SOLDADOS Y SONES PARA TURISTAS.
México D.F.: Premia Editora (Colección libros del bicho, No. 13), 1981. 2nd ed. 8vo, wrps, 84 p., illus. Used; Like New Paperback 9684341326 Nicolás Guillén, in full Nicolás Guillén Batista (born July 10, 1902, Camagüey, Cuba—died July 16, 1989, Havana), Cuban poet of social protest and a leader of the Afro-Cuban movement in the late 1920s and '30s. His commitment to social justice and membership in the Communist Party made him the national poet of revolutionary Cuba. Guillén read widely during his youth and abandoned law studies at the University of Havana in 1921 to concentrate on writing poetry. Of mixed African and Spanish descent, he combined a knowledge of traditional literary form with firsthand experience of the speech, legends, songs, and sones (Item ID: 156667)