Ralph Ellison

Analysis of Ralph Ellison’s Stories

Because most of Ralph Ellison’s (March 1, 1913 – April 16, 1994) short fiction was written before his career as a novelist began, his short stories are often analyzed biographically, as the training ground for the novelist he was to… Read More ›

Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies, the theoretical study of race and cultural pluralism, began in the US with the work of African American writers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. African American studies has revealed the theoretical richness of African American… Read More ›