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Callahan, John F. 1940-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 120 publications in 4 languages and 10,733 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Political fiction 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS3555.L625, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John F Callahan
Juneteenth : a novel by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and German and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a black man who passes for white and becomes a race-baiting U.S. senator. When he is shot on the Senate floor, the first visitor in hospital is a black musician-turned-preacher who raised him. As the two men talk, their respective stories come out. An unfinished novel by the author of Invisible Man
Flying home and other stories by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve stories by the author of Invisible Man. In I Did Not Learn Their Names, an elderly couple with no money rides the rails to visit a son, A Party Down at the Square is on a lynching, while In a Strange Country is on a black sailor who feels at home in Wales
The collected essays of Ralph Ellison by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compiled and edited by Ellison's literary executor, John F. Callahan, this collection includes previously uncollected and newly discovered reviews, criticism, and interviews in addition to the essay collections Shadow and Act and Going to the Territory . The preface is written by Saul Bellow
In the African-American grain : the pursuit of voice in twentieth-century Black fiction by John F Callahan ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three days before the shooting-- by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the frame of a deathbed vigil, this story is a multi generational saga centered on the assassination of the controversial, race-baiting U.S. senator Adam Sunraider, who's being tended to by "Daddy" Hickman, the elderly black jazz musician turned preacher who raised the orphan Sunraider as a light-skinned black in rural Georgia
The illusions of a nation; myth and history in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald by John F Callahan ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Ellison's Invisible man : a casebook ( Book )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The books that comprise the 'Casebooks in Criticism' series offer edited in-depth readings and critical notes and studies on the most important classic novels. This volume explores Ellison's 'Invisible Man'
Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Washington D.C., in the 1950's, Senator Sunraider is mortally wounded by an assassin's bullet. From his deathbead, he calls out for Hickman, an old black minister. Out of their conversation and memories born in silence, a story emerges
In the African-American grain : call-and-response in twentieth-century Black fiction by John F Callahan ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man you could love by John F Callahan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trading twelves : the selected letters of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When two jazz musicians trade twelves with each other in a jam session, one musician begins by riffing off twelve bars of music, the other musician throws the twelve bars back through his instrument, the first answers, and so, back and forth, in an ecstatic exchange of ideas and emotions. So it is with these letters, joyful music created by the exchanges between two dear friends."--Jacket
Ralph Ellison's legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1952 an unknown African-American writer caught the nation's attention with his very first book, which begins, "I am an invisible man." In this program, NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth examines Ralph Ellison's legacy on the occasion of the publication of his novel, Juneteenth, left unfinished at the time of his death. Ellison's literary executor John Callahan and Professor Charles Johnson ... consider the man behind the fame and the impact of the posthumous novel on Ellison's literary reputation, first established by Invisible Man"--Container
De retour au pays : et autres nouvelles by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La progression de ces treize nouvelles correspond à ce que l'auteur connaissait ou imaginait de son enfance et de son adolescence. C'est la période de la normalité trompeuse des années 20, le choc de la dépression puis de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, quand l'expérience des Noirs révèle leurs espoirs et leurs impossibilités
Flying home und andere Geschichten by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellison's Invisible man by John F Callahan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racial matters, racial manners the national interest by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volo di ritorno by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Invisible man by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the course of his wanderings from a Southern Negro college to New York's Harlem, an African-American man becomes involved in a series of adventures
Il giorno della libertà : (Juneteenth) by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flying home : and other stories by Ralph Ellison ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These 13 stories by the author of The Invisible Man "approach the elegance of Chekhov" (Washington Post) and provide "early explorations of (Ellison's) lifelong fascination with the 'complex fate' and 'beautiful absurdity' of American identity" (John Callahan). First serial to The New Yorker. NPR sponsorship. From the Hardcover edition
 
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Alternative Names
Callahan, John.
Callahan, John, 1940-
Languages
English (107)
German (4)
Italian (3)
French (1)
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