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This short summary and analysis of Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison includes:
- Historical context
- Chapter-by-chapter summaries
- Detailed timeline of key events in Ralph Ellison’s life
- Analysis of the main characters
- Themes and symbols
- A note on the author’s style
- Important quotes
- Fascinating trivia
- Glossary of terms
- Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work
About Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison:
A 20th-century classic, Invisible Man is the story of a young man’s journey to self-discovery—from growing up black in the post-war South, to being expelled from a Negro college, to moving to Harlem and joining an activist organization called the “Brotherhood,” to disappearing into the city’s underbelly and becoming truly invisible….
More than a commentary on issues of race in America, Invisible Man is an extraordinary story of identity, truth, and what it means to be human in a broken world. Winner of the National Book Award, Invisible Man is no less pertinent today than it was upon its initial publication in 1952.
The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of fiction.
- ISBN: 9781504043724 |
- Hardcover: 30 pages |
- Publisher: Worth Books |
- Publication date: Jan 24, 2017 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook