Conversations with Ralph Ellison


Interviews with the author of Invisible Man and many other works

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Interviews with the author of Invisible Man and many other works

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878057818
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Series: Literary Conversations Series
  • Pages: 430
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents

Talk with Ralph Ellison 3
The Art of Fiction: An Interview 6
What's Wrong with the American Novel 20
Five Writers and Their African Ancestors 63
An Interview with Ralph Ellison 70
An Interview with Ralph Ellison 87
An American Novelist Who Sometimes Teaches 98
A Very Stern Discipline: An Interview with Ralph Ellison 109
A Dialogue with His Audience 136
The Uses of History in Fiction: Ralph Ellison, William Styron, Robert Penn Warren, C. Vann Woodward 141
Indivisible Man 173
Ralph Ellison: Twenty Years After 192
A Conversation with Ralph Ellison 215
Interview with Ralph Ellison 222
Ellison: Exploring the Life of a Not So Visible Man 235
Interview with Ralph Ellison 259
"A Completion of Personality": A Talk with Ralph Ellison 272
Ralph Ellison's Territorial Vantage 302
Study and Experience: An Interview with Ralph Ellison 319
The Essential Ellison 342
Invisible Man, As Vivid Today as in 1952 378
Book Essay: Invisible Man Ralph Ellison 383
Television Makes Us See One Another 387
Visible Man 392
Index 403
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