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Chesnutt and realism : a study of the novels

Author: Ryan Simmons
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.
Series: Studies in American literary realism and naturalism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An important examination of Charles Chesnutt as a practitioner of realism. With the release of previously unpublished novels and a recent proliferation of critical studies on his life and work, Charles W. Chesnutt (1858 & ndash;1932) has emerged as a major American writer of his time & mdash;the age of Howells, Twain, and Wharton. In Chesnutt and Realism, Ryan Simmons breaks new ground by theorizing how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simmons, Ryan, 1969-
Chesnutt and realism.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006002258
(OCoLC)63187436
Named Person: Charles W Chesnutt; Charles W Chesnutt; Charles Waddell Chesnutt; Charles Waddell Chesnutt; Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Simmons
ISBN: 9780817382285 0817382283
OCLC Number: 427566227
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 198 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Of race and realism --
Learning to be a realist: Chesnutt's Northern novels --
Time passing: Chesnutt's revisions of the "Tragic Mulatta" tale --
Simple and complex discourse in The marrow of tradition --
The colonel's dream: reconsidering a radical text --
"The category of surreptitious things": Paul Marchand, F.M.C. and The quarry.
Series Title: Studies in American literary realism and naturalism.
Responsibility: Ryan Simmons.
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With the release of novels and a proliferation of critical studies on his life and work, Charles W Chesnutt (1858-1932) has emerged as a major American writer of his time. This book articulates the  Read more...

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