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The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison

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Publisher Comments:

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.”

Synopsis:

The complete collection of Ellison's reviews, criticism, and interviews is a witty and literate compendium and the only complete edition on the market.

About the Author

John F. Callahan is Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities at Lewis and Clark College. He edited Ralph Ellisons Juneteenth and co-edited, with Albert Murray, the Modern Library edition of Trading Twelves.

Saul Bellow, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, has written thirteen novels and numerous novellas, stories, and essays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812968262
Editor:
Callahan, John F.
Publisher:
Modern Library
Editor:
Callahan, John F.
Author:
Ralph Ellison
Author:
Bellow, Saul
Author:
Callahan, John
Author:
Ellison, Ralph Waldo
Author:
Ellison
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
904
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.8 in 1.8125 lb

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