Ishmael Reed

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The Reed Reader
Ishmael Reed.
Basic Books, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Mumbo Jumbo" begins on p. 31, "Flight to Canada" begins on p. 69, and "Reckless Eyeballing" begins on p. 111
"Strange, History. Complicated, Too": Ishmael Reed's Use of African-American History in 'Flight to Canada.'
Davis, Matthew R.
The Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 4, Fall 1996
Crossing Western Space, or the HooDoo Detective on the Boundary in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo
Swope, Richard.
African American Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2002
The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction
Stephen F. Soitos.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Ishmael Reed begins on p. 179
Images of Subversion: Ishmael Reed and the Hoodoo Trickster
Lindroth, James.
African American Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, Summer 1996
Ishmael Reed's Inductive Narratology of Detection
Ludwig, Sami.
African American Review, Vol. 32, No. 3, Fall 1998
Neo-Slave Narratives: Studies in the Social Logic of a Literary Form
Ashraf H. A. Rushdy.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "The Possession of Resistance: Ismael Reed's Flight to Canada"
Postwar Academic Fiction: Satire, Ethics, Community
Kenneth Womack.
Palgrave, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Campus Xenophobia and the Multicultural ProjectIshmael Reed's Japanese by Spring"
The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Oxford University Press, 1989
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "On 'The Blackness of Blackness': Ishmael Reed and a Critique of the Sign"
African American Satire: The Sacredly Profane Novel
Darryl Dickson-Carr.
University of Missouri Press, 2001
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Ishmael Reed begins on p. 149
Contemporary Black American Poets and Dramatists
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "Ishmael Reed: B. 1938" begins on p. 143
Literary Subversions: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism
Jerome Klinkowitz.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1985
Librarian’s tip: "Ishmael Reed's Multicultural Aesthetic" begins on p. 18
Monkey Kings and Mojo: Postmodern Ethnic Humor in Kingston, Reed, and Vizenor
Lowe, John.
MELUS, Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 1996
Contemporary African American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook
Emmanuel S. Nelson.
Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Ishmael Reed (1938-)" begins on p. 391
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