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AUTHOR. INTELLECTUAL. SOCIAL CRITIC. ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WRITERS OF ALL TIME.
RALPH ELLISON.Praise for
Ralph Ellison
Emergence of Genius

"Dr. Lawrence Jackson's remarkable biography of Ralph Ellison is an essential contribution to the scholarship on one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. Painstakingly researched and exhaustive, this compelling portrait of E
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Hardcover, 498 pages
Published April 22nd 2002 by John Wiley & Sons (first published March 2002)
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Anthony D'Juan Shelton
Feb 25, 2008 Anthony D'Juan Shelton rated it 2 of 5 stars
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Lawrence Jackson's book was a let down. He spent too much time making Ellison look good, as oppose to digging into his complexities.
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It was okay, moved a little slow but full of information.
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