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Ishmael Reed: The Plays

Ishmael Reed: The Plays

by Ishmael Reed


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The award-winning plays of one of the most celebrated and innovative American writers of our time.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564785510
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2009
Series: American Literature Series
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ishmael Reed is the author of over twenty-five books including Mumbo Jumbo, The Last Days of Louisiana Red, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down and Juice!. He is also a publisher, television producer, songwriter, radio and television commentator, lecturer, and has long been devoted to exploring an alternative black aesthetic: the trickster tradition, or Neo-Hoodooism as he calls it. Founder of the Before Columbus Foundation, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley for over thirty years, retiring in 2005. In 2003, he received the coveted Otto Award for political theater.

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