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Invisible Man (Bloom's Guides) (08 Edition)

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This brief reading companion to Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man provides a short plot summary and character profiles along with 13 critical analyses referencing the novel, its author, and its context. Themes addressed by contributors include: Ellison's place in the art vs. politics conflict, Ellison and Jazz, the concept of invisibility, Brown v. Board of Education as context, female invisibility in the novel, the political views of Ellison and Hannah Arendt, ambiguity in racial encounters, and Ellison's "failed genius." Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Each title features:

- Concise critical excerpts that provide a scholarly overview of each work

- The Story Behind the Story, detailing the conditions under which the work was written

- A biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, an extensive summary and analysis, and an annotated bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791097908
Author:
Ellison
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publications
Other:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Bloom, Harold
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Subject:
Ellison, Ralph
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Bloom's Guides
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
83
Dimensions:
8.69x6.56x.48 in. .54 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Each title features:

- Concise critical excerpts that provide a scholarly overview of each work

- The Story Behind the Story, detailing the conditions under which the work was written

- A biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, an extensive summary and analysis, and an annotated bibliography.

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