CONTENTS

RALPH ELLISON: CONTEMPORARY STUDIES

Tessa Roynon. Preface to the Special Ellison Collection, Literature of the Americas-2018

Olga Panova. Ralph Ellison and Ellison Studies in the West and in Russia

Bryan Crable. “Who Invents Rituals?”: Ralph Ellison Reads Lord Raglan

Donald M. Brown. Which Way for the Negro Writer?: Ralph Ellison and the Invisible Black Left

James B. Haile. Magic and the Prestige in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Paul Devlin. A Literary Archaeology of Reverend Hickman’s Juneteenth Sermon in Ralph Ellison’s Second Novel

Natalia Vysotska. “Moments of Blackness Between Cinematic Frames”: Movie Code in Ralph Ellison’s Juneteenth

Nicole Lindenberg. “What if Movie is Bliss’s Own Life?”: the Symbolic Violence of the Movie in Ralph Ellison’s Unfinished Second Novel Three Days Before the Shooting...

Benji De La Piedra. Ellison’s White Liberal Rhinehart: the Negro American Core of Book I of Three Days Before The Shooting

Kevin C. Moore. Invisible in the White House: Rethinking Ellison through Barack Obama’s Global Reading List

THE WRITER IN LITERARY HISTORY

Denis Zakharov. “Precious Pleasures”. Truman Capote’s Letters: Reconstructing the Creative History of the Novel In Cold Blood

POETICS. READING AND INTERPRETING

Marco Aurelio Larios. The Use of the Archives in Fernando del Paso’s News of the Empire

OLD WORLD, NEW WORLD

Evgeny Zachevsky. America through the Eyes of a European: Koeppen’s Amerikafahrt

Marina Fonseca Darmaros. Jorge Amado and the Soviet Union. Notes on the Topic

LITERATURE IN CONTEXT

Maxim Gudkov. Music of the Highlands in Manhattan: William Saroyan’s Drama Debut

MEMORABLE DATE

T.S. Eliot (1888–1965)

Olga Ushakova. Smoke, Prufrock and la Femme Fatale (I.S. Turgenev and T.S. Eliot on a Rendez-Vous)

ACADEMIC LIFE. NEWS. EVENTS. BOOK REVIEWS

Irina Golovacheva. Electrical America

Andrey Astvatsaturov. A Book about the Beatniks

Olga Ushakova. Poetry against “Usura”: Ezra Pound’s Cantos in Contemporary Russia

IN MEMORIAM

Natalia Vysotska. Ekaterina Stetsenko (1946-2018)

Ekaterina Stetsenko. Memoirs (fragments)

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