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Ralph Ellison

(1914—1994)

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Ellison, Ralph [Waldo]

Ellison, Ralph [Waldo] (1914–94)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1914–94), ...

Oklahoma-born author, a student at Tuskegee Institute (1933–36), was a visiting professor of creative writing,

Ellison, Ralph

Ellison, Ralph   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Although he published relatively little (several stories, two collections of essays, some prefaces, and one novel) in his lifetime, Ralph ...

Ellison, Ralph

Ellison, Ralph (b. 1 March 1914)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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(b. 1 March 1914; d. 16 April 1994), ...

essayist and author of Invisible Man (1952),

Ellison, Ralph

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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a student at Tuskegee Institute (1933–36), has been a visiting professor of creative writing, black culture, and humanities at various major universities, but is best known for his ... More
Ellison, Ralph

Ellison, Ralph   Reference library

John F. Callahan

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1914–1994), novelist and essayist. ... Born in Oklahoma City, the grandson of slaves, Ralph Waldo Ellison played trumpet as a youth and later studied composition at Tuskegee ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1914–1994), ... African-American novelist and essayist, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He studied music at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, and worked for some time as a jazz ... More

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