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Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: A Casebook / Edition 1
     

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: A Casebook / Edition 1

by John F. Callahan, Ralph Ellison
 

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ISBN-10: 0195145364

ISBN-13: 9780195145366

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Casebooks in Criticism offer analytical and interpretive frameworks for understanding key texts in world literature and film. Each casebook reprints documents relating to a work's historical context and reception, presents the best critical studies, and, when possible, features an interview with the author. Accessible and informative to scholars, students, and

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Casebooks in Criticism offer analytical and interpretive frameworks for understanding key texts in world literature and film. Each casebook reprints documents relating to a work's historical context and reception, presents the best critical studies, and, when possible, features an interview with the author. Accessible and informative to scholars, students, and nonspecialist readers alike, the books in this series provide a wide range of critical and informative commentaries on major texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195145366
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Casebooks in Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, John F. Callahan
Part I Prologue: Ralph Ellison on Invisible Man
Before Publication
After Publication
Part II Critical Essays on Invisible Man
1. Ralph Ellison's Trueblooded Bildungsroman, Kenneth Burke
2. Ellison's Zoot Suit, Larry Neal
3. Ellison's Vision of Communitas, Nathan A. Scott, Jr.
4. Ralph Ellison, Race, and American Culture, Morris Dickstein
5. The Rules of Magic: Hemingway as Ellison's "Ancestor", Robert G. O'Meally
6. The Meaning of Narration in Invisible Man, Valerie Smith
7. The Conscious Hero and the Rites of Man: Ellison's War, John S. Wright
8. Notes on the Invisible Women in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, Claudia Tate
9. Luminosity from the Lower Frequencies, Leon Forrest
10. Ellison's Invisible Man, John F. Callahan
Part III Epilogue
On Initiation Rites and Power: A Lecture at West Point, Ralph Ellison
Selected Bibliography

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