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Heroism and the Black Intellectual: Ralph Ellison, Politics, and Afro-American Intellectual Life
Before and after writing Invisible Man, novelist and essayist Ralph Ellison fought to secure a place as a black intellectual in a white-dominated society. In this sophisticated analysis of Ellison's cultural politics, Jerry Watts examines the ways in which black artists and thinkers attempt to establish creative intellectual spaces for themselves. Using Ellison as a case s ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published October 28th 1994 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published 1994)
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