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Whiteness in the novels of Charles W. Chesnutt

Author: Matthew Wilson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2004.
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Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932), critically acclaimed for his novels, short stories, and essays, was one of the most ambitious and influential African American writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Today recognized as a major innovator of American fiction, Chesnutt is an important contributor to de-romanticizing trends in post-Civil War Southern literature, and a singular voice among  Read more...
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Wilson, Matthew, 1949-
Whiteness in the novels of Charles W. Chesnutt.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2004
(DLC) 2003026568
(OCoLC)53887596
Named Person: Charles Waddell Chesnutt; Charles Waddell Chesnutt; Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Wilson
ISBN: 1423732138 9781423732136 9781604730562 1604730560
OCLC Number: 62266049
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 256 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Matthew Wilson.
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Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932), critically acclaimed for his novels, short stories, and essays, was one of the most ambitious and influential African American writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Today recognized as a major innovator of American fiction, Chesnutt is an important contributor to de-romanticizing trends in post-Civil War Southern literature, and a singular voice among turn-of-the-century realists who wrote about race in American life. Whiteness in the Novels of Charles W. Chesnutt is the first study to focus exclusively on Chesnutt's novels. Examining th.

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