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Race in Ralph Ellison"s Invisible man

Hayley Mitchell Haugen

Race in Ralph Ellison"s Invisible man

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems in literature,
  • Racism

  • About the Edition

    A collection of essays dealing with race in Ralph Ellison"s Invisible Man.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHayley Mitchell Haugen, book editor
    SeriesSocial issues in literature, Social issues in literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.615 .R2126 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25256449M
    ISBN 100737758112, 0737758120
    ISBN 109780737758115, 9780737758122
    LC Control Number2011023876
    OCLC/WorldCa707965563


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