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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Ralph Ellison examines his antecedents and in so doing illuminates the literature, music, and culture of both black and white America.

Table of Contents

That same pain, that same pleasure : an interview — Twentieth-century fiction and the black mask of humanity — Change the joke and slip the yoke — Stephen Crane and the mainstream of American fiction — Richard Wright's blues — Beating that boy — Brave words for a startling occasion — The world and the jug — Hidden name and complex fate — The art of fiction : an interview — Living with music — The golden age, time past — As the spirit moves Mahalia [Jackson] — On Bird, Bird-watching, and jazz — The Charlie Christian story — Remembering Jimmy [Rushing] — Blues people — Some questions and some answers — The shadow and the act — The way it is — Harlem is nowhere — An American dilemma : a review.

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ISBN:
9780307797377
Publisher:
Vintage International
Subject:
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Author:
Ralph Ellison
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Publication Date:
19950314
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
317

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