Considering ‘invisibility’ as both subject matter and aestheticizing mode of experience, this essay uses the case studies of two American novels - Teju Cole’s Open City (2011) and Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952) - to explore how a culturally specific, racially charged, subject is mapped outwards to occupy a broader aesthetic realm.
|Number of pages||119|
|Journal||Mosaic: an Interdisciplinary Critical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2017|
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- African American Literature