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Reed, John 1929-2012

Overview
Works: 37 works in 166 publications in 4 languages and 3,561 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Romance fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Performer
Classifications: PQ3989.O9, 843
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Most widely held works by John Reed
A book of African verse by John Reed( Book )

39 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nocturnes by Léopold Sédar Senghor( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French African verse by John Reed( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houseboy by Ferdinand Oyono( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameroonian houseboy Toundi dreams of advancement and so studies the world of his white masters closely. "Gradually his eyes are opened to its realities, and in the end this leads to tragic consequences because the Europeans cannot endure the gaze of the man they have destroyed."--P. [4] of cover
Prose and poetry by Léopold Sédar Senghor( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perpetua and the habit of unhappiness by Mongo Beti( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman de société
A new book of African verse by John Reed( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving : In Memoriam - Poems by John Reed - (1929-2012) by John Reed( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Oliver Reed was born in South London. He won scholarships to Bancroft's School and then to Magdalen College, Oxford. He was appointed lecturer in the English department at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (later, the University of Zimbabwe) in the late 1950s and early 1960s; then Professor and Head of English at the University of Zambia from 1965 and into the 1970s. He taught English language and literature at Fukuoka University in Japan in the 1980s. He returned to the University of Zimbabwe in his retirement as professor to teach linguistics in the mid-1990s. With his
On the frontline : Catholic missions in Zimbabwe's liberation war by Janice McLaughlin( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Léopold Sédar Senghor( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of Léopold Sédar Senghor by Léopold Sédar Senghor( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translations from the night : selected poems of Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo by Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old man and the medal by Ferdinand Oyono( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Ferdinand Oyono's Houseboy, this book fiercely satirises the colonial situation through the eyes of Africans. Meka, an old village has always been loyal to the white man. It is with pride that he first hears he is to receive a medal. While waiting for the ceremony, however, Meka's pride gives way to scepticism, so that the dominant thought is how long he must wait before he can relieve himself. At the same time his wife has realised that this medal is being given to her husband as compensation for the sacrifices they have made. The events following the ceremony confirm Meka's new estimation of the white man
Perpetua and the habit of unhappiness by Mongo Beti( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wirriyamu by Williams Sassine( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ueber den Einfluss der Temperatur : auf die Brechung und Dispersion einiger Gläser und Krystalle by John Reed( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady and the highwayman by Barbara Cartland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman falls in love with a handsome highwayman, who saves her from her brutal husband. But when Charles II returns to claim his throne as King of England, she finds herself the enemy of the king's former mistress
Über den Einfluss der Temperatur auf die Brechung und Dispersion einiger Gläser und Krystalle by John Oren Reed( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of modern creative writing in French from Madagascar by Clive Wake( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French African verse with English translations by John Reed & Clive Wake by John Reed( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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John O. Reed Brits vertaler (1929-2012)

John O. Reed Translator and anthologist

Reed, John (1929- ).

Reed, John O.

Reed, John Oliver, 1929-

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