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  • Mumbo jumbo

    OCLC number
    1003866397
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 online resource
    Subject
    African Americans--Fiction.; United States--Social life and customs--1918-1945--Fiction.; Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction.
  • Mumbo Jumbo

    OCLC number
    1045922992
    Publisher
    MinimumFax
    Date
    2016
    Language
    ita
    Format
    303 p. ; 19 cm.
  • Mumbo Jumbo

    OCLC number
    987795932
    Language
    fre
    Format
    1 v. (374 p.) : couv. illustrations en coul., illustrations ; 21 cm
    Description
    Édition augmentée d'une postface inédite de l'auteur.; PaPa LaBas n'est pas un personnage comme les autres : il incarne l'âme de la danse et de la musique noire américaine, née au début du vingtième siècle à La Nouvelle-Orléans et changeant de nom selon les époques - ragtime, blues, jazz, boogie, soul, funk, hip-hop. À la fois sorcier et détective, militant et grand initié, agitateur et héritier des traditions magiques de l'Afrique animiste, PaPa LaBas est en lutte : contre les suprémacistes blancs de l'Ordre de la Fleur de muraille et contre les grands maîtres de la Voie atoniste, qui s'accordent à considérer la musique noire comme une menace pour la civilisation. Entre réel et surréel, "Mumbo Jumbo" est un roman vibrant d'énergie où la rage de vivre et l'amour de la musique éclatent à chaque page, un polar délirant. (4e de couv.)
  • Mumbo jumbo.

    OCLC number
    778184484
    Publisher
    Grijalbo
    Date
    1975
    Language
    und
    Format
    277 p
  • Mangbo Qiongbo = Mumbo jumbo ; 芒博琼博 = Mumbo jumbo ; Mumbo jumbo.

    OCLC number
    1135801386
    Language
    chi
    Format
    3, 8, 287 pages ; 21 cm
    Subject
    African Americans--Fiction.; Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction.
    Description
    Di 1 ban.; 第 1 版.; Translation of: Mumbo jumbo.
  • Mumbo jumbo

    OCLC number
    827693187
    Publisher
    Recorded Books ; [Distributed by] OneClick Digital
    Date
    2011, ℗2005
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 audio file (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital
    Subject
    African Americans--Fiction.; Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction.
    Description
    Unabridged.; Downloadable audio file.; Title from title screen (viewed March 3, 2011).; A strange psychic epidemic called "Jes Grew" is spreading through the country, affecting millions. People start doing stupid sensual things with abandon, and civilization itself is threatened. PaPa LaBas, a HooDoo detective, is trying to find out the origins of the Jes Grew--not because he wants to cure it, but because he's ready for a new kind of society.
  • The critical response to Ishmael Reed

    OCLC number
    39713277
    Publisher
    Greenwood Press
    Date
    1999
    Language
    eng
    Format
    xxxix, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
    Subject
    Reed, Ishmael--Criticism and interpretation.; Reed, Ishmael, 1938---Criticism and interpretation.; African Americans in literature.
    Description
    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.
  • The Reed reader ; Works. Selections.

    OCLC number
    170966074
    Publisher
    Basic Books
    Date
    ©2000
    Language
    eng
    Format
    1 online resource (xxx, 486 pages)
    Subject
    African Americans--Literary collections.
    Description
    1st ed.; Novels : from The free-lance pall bearers. from Yellow back radio broke-down. from Mumbo jumbo. from The last days of Louisiana Red. from Flight to Canada. from The terrible twos. from Reckless eyeballing. from The terrible threes. from Japanese by spring -- Essays : Airing dirty laundry. God made Alaska for the Indians. 300 years of 1984. Bigger and O.J. Soyinka among the monoculturalists. Eldridge Cleaver. The fourth Ali. Shrovetide in old New Orleans -- Poems -- Plays : Hubba City. The preacher and the rapper.
  • 19 necromancers from now ; Nineteen necromancers from now

    OCLC number
    121040
    Language
    eng
    Format
    369 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    Subject
    American literature--African American authors--Literary collections.; African Americans--Literary collections.; American literature--20th century--Literary collections.
    Description
    First Anchor edition; "An anthology of original American writing for the 1970s."; "A Doubleday Anchor book."; "Black mass" from the novel The life and loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger / Cecil Brown-- Chapter 16 from the novel Groove, bang and jive around/ Steve Cannon-- "Goong hai fot choy" from the novel A Chinese lady dies/ Frank Chin-- An excerpt from the novel Rhythm section/part one/ Victor Hernandez Cruz-- Part one of a two-part prologue from the novel We can't breathe/ Ronald Fair-- "Sly and the family stone," Black music criticism/ David Henderson-- Excerpt from the novel Scarecrow people/ Calvin Hernton-- Answers in progress from Tales/ Leroi Jones-- "Jest, like Sam" from the novel Dunfords travels everywhere/ William Melvin Kelley-- Chapter X from an untitled novel/ Paul Lofty-- We is grunts and Gypsy from the novel All-night visitors/ Clarence Major-- Legacy, a play/ Charles Patterson-- The finger meal, a play/ Ronald J. Pringle-- Hoom, a short story/ N.H. Pritchard-- Excerpt from the novel Tales of poor Ulysses/ Lennox Raphael-- Cab Calloway stands in for the moon, from the novel Mumbo jumbo/ Ishmael Reed-- Part I, sections 5 and 6, from the novel The man who cried I am/ John A. Williams-- Chapters 4 and 5 from the novel The wig/ Charles Wright-- Excerpt from the novel Snakes/ Al Young.
  • Ishmael Reed draft of Mumbo jumbo : typescript photocopy.

    OCLC number
    1286327185
    Language
    In English.; eng
    Format
    1 item (circa 280 pages)
    Subject
    African American.; African Americans--Fiction.; Authors, American--20th century--Archives.; American fiction--20th century.; American fiction.; African Americans.; Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--History--Fiction.; New York (State)--New York--Harlem.; African Americans
    Description
    Title from title page.; Typescript draft with corrections and revisions, photocopy, of Mumbo jumbo (1972), Ishmael Reed's novel set in New York City in the 1920s.