Ralph Ellison's Invisible man : a casebook /

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Bibliographic Details
Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Description:xiv, 352 p. ; 21 cm.
Language:English
Series:Casebooks in criticism
Subject:Ellison, Ralph. -- Invisible man.
Invisible man (Ellison, Ralph)
African American men in literature.
African Americans in literature.
African American men in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5149721
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Other authors / contributors:Callahan, John F., 1940-
ISBN:0195145356 (acid-free paper)
0195145364 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-352).
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Prologue: Ralph Ellison on Invisible Man
  • Before Publication
  • After Publication
  • Part II. Critical Essays on Invisible Man
  • Ralph Ellison's Trueblooded Bildungsroman
  • Ellison's Zoot Suit
  • Ellison's Vision of Communitas
  • Ralph Ellison, Race, and American Culture
  • The Rules of Magic: Hemingway as Ellison's "Ancestor"
  • The Meaning of Narration in Invisible Man
  • The Conscious Hero and the Rites of Man: Ellison's War
  • Notes on the Invisible Women in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
  • Luminosity from the Lower Frequencies
  • Ellison's Invisible Man
  • Part III. Epilogue
  • On Initiation Rites and Power: A Lecture at West Point
  • Selected Bibliography