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Women's History Month, 2024 (Florham)

"Ralph Ellison" Exhibit Photographs

photo of ralph ellison book display

About "Ralph Ellison" Exhibit

Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, published in 1952, was a groundbreaking novel marked not only for its important subject matter but also for its characteristic writing style. It won the 1953 National Book Award. In the novel, Ellison explores Black identity both from a historical lens and a contemporary one, Black intellectualism, and also explores Black nationalism and Marxism.