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Ralph Ellison : emergence of genius

Author: Lawrence Patrick Jackson
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A biography of Ellison that focuses on the author's early life. Containing photographs, it draws from archives, literary correspondence, and interviews with Ellison's relatives, friends, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographie 1914-1953
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Patrick Jackson
ISBN: 9780820329932 0820329932
OCLC Number: 137325259
Description: xvii, 498 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Geography is fate: 1913-1916 --
Renaissance man: 1916-1925 --
The horn of plenty: 1925-1932 --
Down south: 1932-1933 --
The trumpet and a barrel of crabs: 1933-1935 --
The wasteland: 1935-1936 --
One-winged flying: 1936-1938 --
Is politics an expression of love?: 1938-1941 --
New Negro at Negro quarterly: 1941-1942 --
Labor of love: 1943-1944 --
Portrait of the artist as a young critic: 1945 --
African American Thoreau: 1946 --
Absurdly, an invisible man: 1947 --
Progressive isolation: 1948 --
Time stands still: 1949 --
Cold War and inauthentic Blacks: 1950 --
The Black Kafka and the fight against reality: 1951 --
The briar patch: 1952-1953.
Responsibility: Lawrence Jackson.
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[A] rich, meticulous biography. - New York Times Book Review

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