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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellison, Ralph.
Shadow and act.
New York, Random House [1964]
(OCoLC)568132343
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Ellison
OCLC Number: 269412
Description: xxii, 317 p. 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The seer and the seen: The same pain, the 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 --
2. Sound and the mainstream: Living with music --
The golden age, time past --
As the spirit moves Mahalia --
On bird, bird-watching, and jazz --
The Charlie Christian story --
Remembering Jimmy --
Blues people --
3. The shadow and the act: 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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