|Listening Length||5 hours and 19 minutes|
|Publisher||Blackstone Audio, Inc.|
Is Invisible Man a banned book?
The novel was banned last week after parent Kimiyutta Parson complained about the language, rape and incest, and even its depiction of one character’s “loss of innocence.” Juniors at Randleman High School were allowed to choose Ellison’s novel as part of a summer reading assignment, and Parson, the parent of a junior,
Is Invisible Man by Ellison a true story?
But Ellison’s Invisible Man is more than an astonishingly well-written work of fiction—for the contemporary reader, particularly a young reader of color like myself, it is an instruction manual on how to recognize and resist white supremacy as it functions both internally and externally.
What was the invisible man’s speech about?
The narrator recalls delivering the class speech at his high school graduation. The speech urges humility and submission as key to the advancement of black Americans.