The work of one of the most formidable figures in American intellectual life." -- Washington Post Book World The seventeen essays collected in this volume prove that Ralph Ellison was not only one of America's most dazzlingly innovative novelists but perhaps also our most perceptive and iconoclastic commentator on matters of literature, culture, and race. In Going to the Territory, Ellison provides us with dramatically fresh readings of William Faulkner and Richard Wright, along with new perspectives on the music of Duke ...

Going to the Territory 1995, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679760016

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Going to the Territory 1986, Random House (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780394540504