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The collected essays of Ralph Ellison /

edited and with an introduction by John F. Callahan ; preface by Saul Bellow.

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Main Author: Ellison, Ralph.
Other Names: Callahan, John F., | Bellow, Saul,
Published: New York : Modern Library, ©2003.
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Topics: African Americans in literature. | Ellison, Ralph - Authorship.
Genres: Essays. | Essays.
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Physical Description: xxix, 860 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 0812968263 (pbk.)
9780812968262 (pbk.)
Summary: Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellison's literary executor, John F. Callahan, this Modern Library Paperback Classic includes posthumously discovered reviews, criticism, and interviews, as well as the essay collections Shadow and Act (1964), hailed by Robert Penn Warren as "a body of cogent and subtle commentary on the questions that focus on race," and Going to the Territory (1986), an exploration of literature and folklore, jazz and culture, and the nature and quality of lives that black Americans lead. "Ralph Ellison," wrote Stanley Crouch, "reached across race, religion, class and sex to make us all Americans."
Other Names: Callahan, John F., 1940- editor, writer of introduction.
Bellow, Saul, writer of preface.
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More Details for: The collected essays of Ralph Ellison