Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison

The Self-taught Writer

Streaming Video - 2008
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This program vividly recounts the rough road from poverty to national stardom for writer Ralph Ellison. It covers Ellison's life from his early years growing up in a segregated society in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the turn of the 20th century, the many challenges he hurdled to learn his skill of being a writer and his vault to fame. Ellison's ability to relate the struggle African Americans faced in a racially polarized society in his moving novel "Invisible Man" made him nationally famous. His great determination to be recognized as a writer is told.
Publisher: [United States] : Education 2000 Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2008
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 17 min.)) : sd., col
Alternative Title: Ralph Ellison story

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