Ralph Ellison

Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1913 – April 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953.
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Flying Home and Other Stories by Ralph Ellison by Ralph Ellison
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Raw lyrical and blazing with intensity these short stories are a potent distillation of the genius of Ralph Ellison author of Invisible Man. He saw the dark bird glide into the sun and glow like a bird of flaming gold Ranging from the Jim Crow South to a Harlem bingo parlour from the hobo jungles of the Great Depression to Wales during the Second World War they all display the musically layered voices soaring language and sheer ebullience that made Ellison a giant of twentiethcentury  read more
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Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison by Ralph Ellison
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Published after Ellisons death this followup to Invisible Man is a thunderous epic of memory faith loss and identity. Words are your business boy. Not just the Word. Words are everything Tell me what happened while theres still time demands the dying Senator Adam Sunraider to the itinerate black baptist minister he calls Daddy Hickman. As a young orphan Sunraider was taken in and raised by Hickman before reinventing himself as a racist politician. Now as the two men confront the t  read more
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Invisible Man 9780141184425 by Ralph Ellison by Ralph Ellison
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One of the most important American novels of the twentieth century The Times It is sometimes advantageous to be unseen although it is most often rather wearing on the nerves Ralph Ellisons blistering and impassioned first novel tells the extraordinary story of a man invisible simply because people refuse to see me. Published in 1952 when American society was in the cusp of immense change the powerfully depicted adventures of Ellisons invisible man from his expulsion from a Southern  read more
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Living with Music (Modern Library) by Ralph Ellison
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Invisible Man by Ralph Waldo Ellison
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Invisible Man (Twentieth Century Classics) by Ralph Ellison
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Invisible Man (Penguin Modern Classics) by Ralph Ellison
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Invisible Man (Essential Penguin) by Ralph Ellison
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A novel about black lives in 1940s America, in which the unnamed narrator, defeated and embittered by a country which treats him as non-being, retreats into an underground cell, where he smokes, drinks, listens to jazz and recounts his search for identity in white society.  read more
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Invisible Man (Twentieth Century Classics) by Ralph Ellison
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