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The critical response to Ishmael Reed

Author: Bruce Dick; Pavel Zemliansky
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 31.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical response to Ishmael Reed.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
Named Person: Ishmael Reed; Ishmael Reed; Ishmael Reed; Ishmael Reed
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Dick; Pavel Zemliansky
ISBN: 0313300259 9780313300257
OCLC Number: 39713277
Description: xxxix, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. 1960s --
Book reviews general : The free-lance pallbearers / Kenneth Kinnamon (1967) review --
Ishmael Reed's The free-lance pallbearers or the dialectics of shit / Michel Fabre (1977) article --
From Books : new Black writers / Irving Howe (1969) review --
From Books in black / Ishmael Reed (1970) letter to editor --
Irving Howe replies / Irving Howe(1970) letter to the editor --
Postmodernist rhetoric in Ishmael Reed's Yellow back radio broke-down / Michel Fabre (1982) article--
Part II. 1970s --
Mumbo jumbo (1972) : Part vision, part satire, part farce, part funeral / Alan Friedman (1972) review --
The Black roots are back / Lorenzo Thomas (1973) review --
Nature as sacred text : an ecocritical reading of Mumbo jumbo / Lisa Slappey (1998) article --
Blacking the zero : toward a semiotics of neo-hoodoo / Robert Elliot Fox (1984) article --
A bird's eye view : Ishmael Reed's unsettling of the score by munching and mooching on the Mumbo jumbo work of history / Mark Shadle (1986) article --
Neo-hoodoo ; the experimental fiction of Ishmael Reed / Neil Schmitz (1974) article --
Recent fiction : The last days of Louisiana Red / Barbara Smith (1974) review --
Two crowns of Thoth : a study of Ishmael Reed's The last days of Louisiana Red / Lorenzo Thomas (1976) article --
The freelance pallbearer confronts the terrible threes : Ishamel Reed and the new Black aesthetic critics / Reginald Martin (1987) article --
Ishamel Reed : Flight to Canada / Joe David Bellamy (1976) review --
Flight to Canada / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (1978) review --
A fantasia on Black suffering / Edmund White (1987) review --
From the shadows / Greil Marcus (1976) review --
I'll fly away : Ishmael Reed refashions the slave narrative and takes it on a Flight to Canada / Janet Kemper Beck (1998) article --
Heading them off at the pass / Peter Nazareth (1986) article --
Part III. 1980s --
The terrible twos / Peter Nazareth (1983) review --
Call him Ishmael --
he's still a good Reed / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (1983) review --
Ishmael Reed's multicultural aesthetic / Jerome Klinkowitz (1985) article --
Gallery of the repellent / Michiko Kakutani (1986) review --
Ishmael Reed's rhetorical turn : uses of "signifying" in Reckless eyeballing / Daniel Punday (1992) article --
Female troubles : Ishmael Reed's tunnel vision / Michele Wallace (1986) article --
The terrible threes / Peter Nazareth (1990) review --
Still subverting the culture / Gerald Early (1989) review --
Part IV. 1990s --
Japanese by Spring / Peter Nazareth (1993) review --
Clever satire, inspired nonsense / Merle Rubin (1993) review --
The improvisations of an "Ethnic gate crasher" / Joye Mercer (1993) interview --
The resurrection of Olodumare : Ishmael Reed's vision of renewal in Japanese by Spring / Leon Lewis (1998) article --
Post-modern realism : Ishmael Reed and Japanese by Spring / Mark Vogel (1998) article --
The next round : Ishmael Reed's battles in the 1980s and 1990s / Darryl Dickson-Carr (1998) article --
Overview --
A conversation with Ishmael Reed / Bruce Dick (1997) interview.
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 31.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Allen Dick with the assistance of Pavel Zemliansky.
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