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INDEX 327 Adelman, Bob, 307 Africans in America (Johnson with Patricia Smith), 208–9, 245, 247, 254, 255–56, 264, 268, 275 Afrocentricism, 119–20, 197–98, 218–22, 241, 264–66 Allmuseri, 59, 75, 77, 135–37, 145, 163, 227–28, 294 All the Young Men (Hall Bartlett), 199 Amos ‘n’ Andy, 276 Anderson, Sherwood, 267 Apollonius, 104, 162 Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 84–85, 87–88, 120, 131–32 apprentice novels, 13, 19, 36–38, 44–45, 72–72, 125, 250–51, 271–72, 299 Aristotle, 118, 291, 304 art, 11, 13–14, 17–18, 43 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), 137–38 Atwood, Margaret, 267 audience, 52, 55–56, 90, 191 Augustine, Saint, 199 Aurelius, Marcus, 296 Austin, Doris Jean, 60 autobiography, 133, 169, 273 Bagwell, Oliver, 245, 254, 275 Baldwin, James, 13, 19, 87, 256 Bambara, Toni Cade, 64 Banerjee, Nikunja Vihari, 312–13 Baraka, Amiri, 72, 112, 219 The Barbershop (Tim Story), 283 Barth, John, 198 Barzyk, Fred, 3, 6, 14 Being and Race (Johnson), xi, 17, 49–50, 98, 106, 123, 126, 132, 159, 161, 193, 263–64, 273, 291, 305 Bell, Derek, 75 Bellow, Saul, 232, 251, 290 Bethune, Mary McLeod, 51 “Better Than Counting Sheep” (Johnson), 276 Bhagavad-Gita, 205, 229 Bhikku Bodhi, 302 black arts movement, 106–15, 201, 218–21 Black Humor (Johnson), 72, 97, 123, 193, 218–19, 246 Black Men Speaking (Johnson with John McCluskey, Jr.), 60, 214, 220 Bloom, Allan, 117–22 Blue Phoenix Kung Fu Club, 194 Booker (Johnson), 17, 44, 98, 207, 247 Borchardt, Anne (Johnson’s agent), 54, 62–63, 130, 163– 64, 258, 272 Borges, Jorge Luis, 269–70 Bradley, David, 60 Brady, Philip, 217 Brown, Ron, 116 Bruce, Lenny, 283 Buchler, Justus, 37 Buddhism: philosophy of, 9, 24– 26, 100, 137, 157–58, 201, 203, 226–27, 296–98; practice of, 24, 145–46, 194, 201, 283, 295, 296, 300–315 Bush, President George H. W., 116, 117 Byrd, Rudolph, 236 INDEX 328 Callahan, John, 257 Camus, Albert, 193, 237, 251 Capra, Frank, 199 Carson, Claiborne, 241 Carter, Stephen, 277 cartooning and the visual arts, 4–5, 18, 35–36, 71–72, 124, 193, 211, 216, 218, 237–38 Cassidy, Gray, 76, 94 characters in fiction, 110, 165– 67, 169–71, 176–77, 268, 282 Charlie Smith and the Fritter Tree (Johnson), 3, 10, 12–13, 14– 15, 17, 65, 98 Charlie’s Pad (Johnson), 4, 17, 124, 193, 212, 218, 247 Chaung Tzu, 120, 200 Chayevsky, Paddy, 199 Checkoway, Julie, 290–91 Chesnutt, Charles, 280 “China” (Johnson), 38, 168, 194, 226 Christianity, 24, 296 civil rights movement, 203–4, 240–41 Confessing to Laura (Jaime Osorio Gómez), 79–80 “Confession” (Johnson), 255, 276, 280 Confucius, 120, 121 Conrad, Joseph, 104, 163, 253 contemporary black authors, 49–50, 51, 59–60 contemporary literature, 32–33, 83–84, 177–78, 235, 287–88 Coover, Robert, 198 creativity, 109–10 Crouch, Stanley, 75, 107, 116, 130 Dalai Lama, 311, 312–13 Davis, Jack, 199 Dees, Morris, xiii Delany, Samuel, xv, 290 Delbanco, Nicholas, 225 DeMille, James, 308 Descartes, Rene, 296 Dick, Philip K., 84 Dickens, Charles, 199, 276, 304 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 259, 287 Douglass, Frederick, 38, 107, 116, 264, 273, 281 Dreamer (Johnson), xii–xiv, 47, 77, 98, 99, 144, 208, 209–10, 227, 228, 233–34, 236, 239, 247, 253–55, 256, 258–60, 272, 273, 282, 287, 293–94 dreams, analysis of, 156–58 Dreiser, Theodore, 265 “Dr. King’s Refrigerator” (Johnson ), 294 Drucker, Mort, 199 D’Souza, Dinesh, 117–20 Du Bois, W. E. B., 84, 107, 116, 118, 132, 269, 277, 279, 292 Due, Tananarive, 303 Dufrenne, Mikel, 34, 37, 199 Dunbar, Paul Lawrence, 280 Duns Scotus, 7 “Education of Mingo” (Johnson ), 135, 140, 167, 168, 179–80, 227, 276 Edwards, Louis, 66 Eisner, Will, 199 Ellis, Trey, 221 Ellison, Ralph, xi, 35, 46, 100, 199, 238, 263, 265, 266, 277, 290, 292; Invisible Man, 15, INDEX 329 22, 84, 107, 182, 200, 264, 268–69; Juneteenth, 257–58 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 230, 287, 290 “Exchange Value” (Johnson), 168–69 “Executive Decision” (Johnson), 221, 231, 276 Faith and the Good Thing (Johnson ), 6–7, 17, 33, 36, 44, 54, 73–74, 82, 98, 123, 125–26, 127, 142, 143–44, 159, 167, 187–88, 195, 207, 212, 222, 227, 228, 229, 238, 247, 250, 261, 271, 272, 298–99 Fantasia (Walt Disney), 199 Farrakhan, Louis, 220 Farrell, James T., 198 Federman, Raymond, 130 fiction, craft of, 6–9...


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