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The northern stories of Charles W. Chesnutt

The northern stories of Charles W. Chesnutt

Author: Charles W Chesnutt; Charles Duncan
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Charles W. Chestnutt's Northern writings describe the ways in which America was reshaping itself at the turn of the 19th century. This collection of Chestnutt's Northern stories portray life in the North in the period between the Civil War and World War I.--
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932.
Northern stories of Charles W. Chesnutt.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2004
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Chesnutt; Charles Duncan
ISBN: 0821415425 9780821415429 0821415433 9780821415436
OCLC Number: 54392529
Description: xxvii, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The passing of Grandison --
A bad night --
Cartwright's mistake --
A grass widow --
The wife of his youth --
Her Virginia mammy --
A matter of principle --
Uncle Wellington's wives --
The kiss --
The shadow of my past --
Baxter's Procrustes --
The doll --
Mr. Taylor's funeral --
White weeds --
Appendix. A metropolitan experience ; An eloquent appeal ; How a good man went wrong ; How he met her.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Duncan.
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The first African American fiction writer to earn a national reputation, Charles W. Chesnutt remains best known for his depictions of Southern life before and after the Civil War.  Read more...


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"Recently, literary scholars have rediscovered Chesnutt's graceful, ironic, and taut prose...and his works are assigned in many American literature courses. He teaches well: College students enjoy Read more...

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