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Ishmael Reed s career as one of our great playwrights has long been eclipsed by his other work. Here published for the first time, Reed s plays follow the ancient tradition of using the theater as a forum in which the official versions of our history can be critiqued. Dealing with subjects that mainstream theatergoers might find disturbing homelessness, the arbitrary entra ...more
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Published September 2nd 2009 by Dalkey Archive (first published September 1st 2009)
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Ishmael Scott Reed is an American poet, essayist, and novelist. A prominent African-American literary figure, Reed is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture, and highlighting political and cultural oppression.

Reed has been described as one of the most controversial writers. While his work has often sought to represent neglected African and African-American perspective
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