Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Michael D. Hill
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  • ISBN-10: 0313350906
  • ISBN-13: 9780313350900
  • DDC: 813.54
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 191 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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The volume offers a detailed summary of the plot of Invisible Man as well as a discussion of its origin. It additionally considers the social, historical, and political contexts informing Ellison's work, along with the themes and issues Ellison addresses. It explores Ellison's literary art and surveys the novel's critical reception. Students will value this book for what it says about Invisible Man as well as for its illumination of enduring social concerns.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Content.
2: Texts.
3: Contexts.
4: Ideas.
5: Art.
6: Reception.
Bibliographical Essay.
About the Authors.