The new territory : Ralph Ellison and the twenty-first century /

A critical advancement and recognition of the enduring power of a great American writer.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Conner, Marc C. (Editor), Morel, Lucas E., 1964- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2016]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Marc C. Conner and Lucas E. Morel
  • Invisible man sixty years later: revisiting Ellison's masterpiece in the twenty-first century. Invisible man and the politics of love / Robert Butler
  • The body and Invisible man: Ralph Ellison's novel in twenty-first-century performance and public spaces / Patrice Rankine
  • The noisy lostness: oppositionality and acousmatic subjectivity in Invisible man / Herman Beavers
  • Invisible man in the age of Obama: Ellison on (color) blindness, visibility, and the hopes for a postracial America / Bryan Crable
  • Three days before the shooting: Ellison's ongoing epic of America. Ralph Ellison in his labyrinth / Eric J. Sundquist
  • The politics of fatherhood in Three days before the shooting / Lena Hill
  • Father Abraham: Ellison's Agon with the fathers in Three days before the shooting / Marc C. Conner
  • Ralph Ellison's Three days: the aesthetics of political change / Timothy Parrish
  • Ralph Ellison's Three days before the shooting a and the implicit morality of form / Grant Shreve
  • Ralph Ellison and American culture: Ellison past, present, and future. In a strange country: the challenge of American inclusion / Lucas E. Morel
  • Invisible man's grandfather and the American dream / Steven D. Ealy
  • Mourning and melancholy: explaining the Ellison animus / Ross Posnock
  • "How many lightbulbs does it take to screw in a blues singer?": the French Revolution, King Louis Armstrong, and the futuristic jungleism of jazz / Steven C. Tracy
  • Conclusion: Ralph Ellison in the twenty-first century. That pause for contemplatio: a centennial meditation on Ralph Ellison / John Callahan.