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Platitudes / Trey Ellis.

Author/Creator:
Ellis, Trey.
Publication:
New York : Vintage Books, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 183, [5] pages : photographs ; 20 cm.
Edition:
First Edition
Series:
Vintage contemporaries
Vintage contemporaries
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Subjects:
African American novelists -- Fiction.
African American women novelists -- Fiction.
Authorship -- Sex differences -- Fiction.
Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction.
Writer's block -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Fiction.
African American novelists.
African American women novelists.
Authorship -- Sex differences.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Sex role.
Social classes.
Storytelling.
Writer's block.
Local subjects:
African American novelists -- Fiction. (search)
African American women novelists -- Fiction. (search)
Authorship -- Sex differences -- Fiction. (search)
Fiction -- Authorship -- Fiction. (search)
Writer's block -- Fiction. (search)
Social classes -- Fiction. (search)
Storytelling -- Fiction. (search)
Sex role -- Fiction. (search)
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Black humor (Literature)
Psychological fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
This humorous novel tells the story of Dewayne Wellington, a failing black experimental novelist, and Isshee Ayam, a radical feminist author, collaborating on Dewayne's latest sexist comedy and talking about sex.
Notes:
"A Vintage original, July 1988"--Title page verso.
Text photos copyright © by Lorna Simpson. Author photo copyright © 1988 by Kristine Larsen.
Designed by Ann Gold.
Cover design by Lorraine Louie. Cover illustration by Rick Lovell.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has book review cut from newspaper laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Ellis, Trey. Platitudes.
ISBN:
0394754395 (paper) :
9780394754390
OCLC:
17954289