Seeing My Filipino Immigrant Self in Ellison’s “Invisible Man”

As a Filipino American immigrant, I’ve been aware of my invisibility from the time I set foot in the United States. I perceived it when coworkers looked past me, when store clerks and waiters talked to my white companions instead of me, and when editors and literary agents told me Filipino stories were unsellable.  Assertiveness […] The post Seeing My Filipino Immigrant Self in Ellison’s “Invisible Man” appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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After banning Ralph Ellison's novel earlier this month, the Randolph County school board voted to bring 'Invisible Man' back to school libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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