The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison

The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison

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Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellisona€™s literary executor, John F. Callahan, this Modern Library Paperback Classic includes posthumously discovered reviews, criticism, and interviews, as well as the essay collections Shadow and Act (1964), hailed by Robert Penn Warren as a€œa body of cogent and subtle commentary on the questions that focus on race, a€ and Going to the Territory (1986), an exploration of literature and folklore, jazz and culture, and the nature and quality of lives that black Americans lead. a€œRalph Ellison, a€ wrote Stanley Crouch, a€œreached across race, religion, class and sex to make us all Americans.a€ From the Trade Paperback edition.What is needed in our country is not an exchange of pathologies, but a change of the basis of society. This is a job which both Negroes and whites must perform together. In Negro culture there is much of value for America as a whole. What is anbsp;...

Title:The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison
Author:Ralph Ellison
Publisher:Modern Library - 2011-06-01


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