Ismael Reed's 1972 novel, Mumbo Jumbo, proposes a unique chronological theory that requires a multiple-grounded understanding of time. An analysis of what could be called this “pendulum” chronology leads to a more complete understanding of the novel and has important implications for a coalition of American ethnic studies and other identity-related work in the academy.
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Research Article| January 01 2003
Time is Not a River' The Implications of Mumbo Jumbo's Pendulum Chronology for Coalition Politics
Ethnic Studies Review (2003) 26 (1): 87–107.
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Tamiko Fiona Nimura; Time is Not a River' The Implications of Mumbo Jumbo's Pendulum Chronology for Coalition Politics. Ethnic Studies Review 1 January 2003; 26 (1): 87–107. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/esr.2003.26.1.87
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