The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison

The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison

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Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellisona€™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€œa body of cogent and subtle commentary on the questions that focus on race, a€ 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. a€œRalph Ellison, a€ wrote Stanley Crouch, a€œreached across race, religion, class and sex to make us all Americans.a€ From the Trade Paperback edition.Such beatings as Wrighta#39;s were administered for the childa#39;s own gooda€”a good which the child resisted, thus giving family relationships an undercurrent of fear and hostility, which differs qualitatively from that found in patriarchal middle-class anbsp;...

Title:The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison
Author:Ralph Ellison
Publisher:Modern Library - 2011-06-01


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