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Ralph Ellison. Temporal technologist.

Author: Michael Germana
Publisher: Kettering : Oxford University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist' elucidates the theory of temporality that binds Ellison's oeuvre together, and explains why race is a matter of time. Germana offers a wholesale reinterpretation of Ellison's corpus as well as an extension of Ellison's ideas about the dynamism of becoming and the open-endedness of the future.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Germana
ISBN: 9780190682088 0190682086
OCLC Number: 1035757686
Description: 264 pages
Contents: PrefaceIntroductionSection I: OvertureChapter 1. Time, History, and Becoming in Invisible ManSection II: VisionChapter 2. Peristrephic Visions: Henry Box Brown, Ralph Ellison, and the Panoramic Logic of Invisible ManChapter 3. Rhopographic Photography and Atemporal Cinema: The Link Between Ralph Ellison's Polaroids and Three Days Before the Shooting...Section III: SoundChapter 4. "Modulate, Daddy, Modulate!": Polyrhythms and Metric Modulation in the Fiction of Ralph EllisonChapter 5. A Deep Pocket for the Truth of the Times: Ellison's Other Groove of HistoryConclusionBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Michael Germana.

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