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Ralph Ellison
(1914-1994) born on
Mar 01
US author. He proclaimed the beginning of the 1960s civil rights movement with his novel "The Invisible Man", 1952.
         
   
F
Hibernation is a covert preparation for a more overt action.

R
I'm not a separatist. The imagination is integrative. That's how you make the new -- by putting something else with what you've got. And I'm unashamedly an American integrationist.
A
The antidote to hubris, to overweening pride, is irony, that capacity to discover and systematize ideas. Or, as Emerson insisted, the development of consciousness, consciousness, consciousness.
N
The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghost-like.
K
I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Invisible Man," 1952.
R: c. 1960.
A: Speech, 1974.
N: In "Writers at Work," by George Plimpton, 1963.
K: "The Invisible Man," 1952.
   


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