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Ellison, Ralph

LC control no.n 50010027
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3555.L625
Personal name headingEllison, Ralph
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Variant(s)אליסון, ראלף
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1914-03-01
Death date1994-04-16
Place of birthOklahoma City, (Okla.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationTuskegee Institute American Academy of Arts and Letters University of Chicago Bard College University of Chicago Yale University
Profession or occupationNovelists Essayists College teachers Lecturers
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Found inHis Invisible man, 1952.
Covo, J. The blinking eye, 1974: t.p. (Ralph Waldo Ellison, American writer)
Encycl. American, 1990: v. 10, p. 255 (Ellison, Ralph Waldo, 1914- ; b. Oklahoma City, Okla. on Mar. 1, 1914)
Collier's encyclopedia: v. 9, p. 104 (Ellison, Ralph, 1914- ; American novelist and essayist)
The collected essays of Ralph Ellison, 1995: CIP data sheet (d. 1994)
Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), Aug. 29, 2006 (Ralph (Waldo) Ellison; b. Mar. 1, 1914, Oklahoma City, Okla.; d. Apr. 16, 1994, New York, N.Y.; writer, 1937-94)
African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Ralph Waldo Ellison; essayist, fiction writer; born 1 March 1914 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States; received a scholarship from the state of Oklahoma to study music and musical composition at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama; in 1938 began working for the Federal Writers' Project; in 1953 became the first black writer to be awarded the National Book Award; lectured in Italy as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; although he never completed his senior year at Tuskegee Institute, he taught at Bard College between (1958-1961); visiting professor at the University of Chicago (1961) and at Rutgers and Yale (between 1962 and 1964); died 16 April 1994 in New York, New York, United States)
Associated languageeng