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Invisible Man: A Quest of Identity

By admin | August 3, 2011

Photo: Tony the Misfit

Photo: Tony the Misfit

By: Dylan Rodgers

When you look at the 15 feet tall memorial to Ralph Ellison entitled Invisible Man, who do you see?  Just a glance at Elizabeth Catlett’s bronze monolith in Riverside Park (right across from Ellison’s old residence) should be enough.  The short answer is, “No one.”  That would seem obvious, but Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man is the story of someone.   I guess the important question is really:  What does it mean to be invisible? Read More


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