Ralph Ellison Quote

The blues is an art of ambiguity, an assertion of the irrepressibly human over all circumstances whether created by others or by one's own human failings.


Shadow and Act (1964)

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The blues is an art of ambiguity, an assertion of the irrepressibly human over all circumstances whether created by others or by one's own human...

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The blues is an art of ambiguity, an assertion of the irrepressibly human over all circumstances whether created by others or by one's own human...

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The blues is an art of ambiguity, an assertion of the irrepressibly human over all circumstances whether created by others or by one's own human...

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The blues is an art of ambiguity, an assertion of the irrepressibly human over all circumstances whether created by others or by one's own human...