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Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Among contemporary African-American writers, Ishmael Reed is one of the most innovative, prolific, and controversial. To date he has published

Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael (b. 22 February 1938)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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(b. 22 February 1938),

writer, educator, cultural activist, and publisher. Ishmael Scott was born

Reed, Ishmael [Scott]

Reed, Ishmael [Scott] (1938)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1938–),

Chattanooga-born black author, long resident in Berkeley, Calif. His experimental novels of preposterous plots marked by fantasy,

Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael (1938)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Literature
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Ishmael Reed is one of the most original and controversial figures in the field of African American letters.

Reed was

Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1938– ), American novelist and poet, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, educated at the University of Buffalo. Highly innovative and experimental, Reed's novels weave American ... More
Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael (1938–)   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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195 words

long resident in Berkeley, Cal. His experimental novels of preposterous plots marked by fantasy, sometimes surrealistic, sometimes caricatured and satiric, include ...

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