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Yellow Back Radio Broke Down

Larson Reed

Yellow Back Radio Broke Down

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Published by Scribner Paper Fiction .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westerns,
  • Satire,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Western stories,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Cowboys,
  • African American cowboys

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7728488M
    ISBN 100689708130
    ISBN 109780689708138

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A parody of Western thrillers, it is as exciting and quick-paced as any of the horse operas it parodies. One index of its success. Overall, I would rate Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down a stars out of 5. I unquestionably missed a lot in my reading of the text, due to what I find to be sometimes excessively difficult passages and too many themes tackled simultaneously.

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The hero of the book is the Loop Garoo Kid, a black circus cloven hoofed hoo-doo cowboy with quick wit, a cool disposition, and a silver tongue. He is traveling with the circus barker, a dancing bear D, and Zozo Labrique, a hoo-doo\voo-doo. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down is a strange and marvelous novel, at once slapstick and deadly serious, exuberant in its joy and harsh in its bitterness, close to 50 years after its publication, as timely as ever.

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The hero of the book is the Loop Garoo Kid, a hoo-doo gunslinger with quick wit, a cool disposition, and a silver by: Yellow back radio broke-down.

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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.

In addition to the black, satanic Loop Garoo Kid, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down features Drag Gibson (a rich, slovenly cattleman), Mustache Sal (his nymphomaniac mail-order bride), Thomas Jefferson and many others in a hilarious parody of the old : Dalkey Archive Press. Editions for Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publ Cited by:   Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down is a strange and marvelous novel, at once slapstick and deadly serious, exuberant in its joy and harsh in its bitterness, close to 50 years after its publication, as timely as ever.

After the breathless introduction of its hero the Loop Garoo Kid, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down initiates its plot. Loop’s circus. Ishmael Reed is the author of over twenty-five books including Mumbo Jumbo, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Conjugating Hindi, Why No Confederate Statues in Mexico and most recently Malcolm and Me and Why the Black Hole Sings the is also a publisher, television producer, songwriter, radio and television commentator, lecturer, and has long been devoted to exploring an alternative black.

The wild and woolly author of Mumbo Jumbo and Yellow Back Radio Broke Down offers a volume of poetry surprisingly more sober than his generally mindblowing prose. Ballad-like poems such as ""A HooDoo Suite"" seem almost written for children, with their simple language and end-of-verse repetitions: ""And laughed a-wagging/ His tail.

― Ishmael Reed, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down Imagine an acid-trip dream that involves Loop Garoo Kid, a bad-ass black cowboy who is a master of Neohoodooism. Set this dream up as a classic Western, invert and twist it, add various funky characters: 1.

Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down PIERRE-DAMIEN MVUYEKURE Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down () is a pivotal novel in Ishmael Reed’s fiction insofar as it represents a major shift from The Free-Lance Pallbearers, not simply as a Western novel, but also by the way it.

In his novel, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Reed begins to use at length Hoodoo (or Voodoo) methods and folklore as a basis for his work. Underlying all of the components of Hoodoo, according to scholars, are two precepts: 1) the idea of syncretism, or the combination of beliefs and practices with divergent cultural origins, and 2) the concept.

Ishmael Reed is the founder of the Before Columbus Foundation, which since has annually presented the American Book Awards and the Oakland chapter of PEN, known as the "blue-collar PEN", which also gives annual awards to writers. Bibliography Novels and short fiction. The Freelance Pallbearers, ; Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Another purpose for the move was to get a feel for the American West for his second novel, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down ().

This book, a “Neo-HooDoo western,” was another public and. Like Reed’s subsequent novels, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down is about many things and all at once. Pages flash with allusions to great issues of the moment, the novel seems to unravel, to carelessly shed its best layers, in order to get to an impatient message: the hero must not suffer, must win out over the whites in power, or at least dazzle them to a draw.

Author of The free-lance pallbearers, Yellow back radio broke-down, Mumbo jumbo, Flight to Canada, The terrible twos, The last days of Louisiana Red, The terrible threes, Mumbo jumbo. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, a black circus cowboy with cloven hooves, the Loop Garoo Kid, is the hero.

Mumbo Jumbo, pits proponents of rationalism and militarism against believers in the magical and intuitive. Neo-HooDoo Manifesto, Conjure: Selected Poems, (). Chattanooga: Poems,   Even stuck his neck out by writing in The Village Voice that “Blazing Saddles” was a rip off of my surrealistic western, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, a connection that is still being made.

A black circus cowboy with cloven hooves, the Loop Garoo Kid, is the hero of the violent Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down (). Mumbo Jumbo () pits proponents of rationalism and militarism against believers in the magical and intuitive.Yellow Back Radio Broke Down by Ishmael Reed (Electronic book text) Read More.

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Gass’s The Tunnel. Read More. Pushkin House by Andrei Bitov.Beginning in Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down (), Reed began using “Neohoodooism” in his work. Based on Hoodoo, a syncretic religion that absorbs West African religious practices, Reed turned this concept of syncretism into a literary method that combines aspects of “standard” English, including dialect, slang, argot, neologisms, or.