Critical essays on Charles W. Chesnutt / edited by Joseph R. McElrath Jr.
Contributor(s): McElrath, Joseph R.Material type: TextSeries: Critical essays on American literature: Publisher: New York : G.K. Hall, c1999Description: xv, 306 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 078380055X (alk. paper); 9780783800554 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932 -- Criticism and interpretation | African Americans in literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Critical essays on Charles W. Chesnutt.DDC classification: 813/.4 LOC classification: PS1292.C6 | Z684 1999Other classification: 18.06
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reviews. Chronicle and comment ; Books of the day ; Literature ; Reviews of recent fiction / Anonymous -- About books and authors / Anne Pendleton -- The reviewer's table / Nathaniel Stephenson -- Novel notes / Florence A.H. Morgan -- Literature, music, art, and social and personal notes ; Literature ; The rambler / Anonymous -- Life of Frederick Douglass / O[rra]. L[anghorne]. -- A new author of good stories ; The book-buyers guide ; Literature section / Anonymous -- Two new novelists / [Hamilton Wright Mabie] -- Mr. Charles W. Chesnutt's stories / William Dean Howells -- The reviewer's table / Nathaniel Stephenson -- Two new books by Charles W. Chesnutt ; Our literary folks ; Biographies / Anonymous -- Charles W. Chesnutt : a new delineation of southern life / W[illiam]. W. H[udson]. -- The bookman's table / Hutchins Hapgood -- Talk about books / A. E. H. -- The book-buyers guide ; New books and periodicals ; An unfortunate heroine ; Recent fiction / Anonymous -- A new element in fiction / Elisabeth L. Cary -- Charles W. Chesnutt / John Livingston Wright -- There is no frigate like a book / George Hamlin Fitch -- Talk about books / A. E. H. --
A psychological counter-current in recent fiction / William Dean Howells -- News in the world of books / Katherine Glover -- Novel notes / F. M. H. -- Literature ; More fiction / Anonymous -- Note and comment / T. Thomas Fortune -- Literary notes ; Books of the week ; A shattered Arcadia ; Books new and old / Anonymous -- The colonel's dream / Nahum Daniel Brascher -- The new books / Anonymous -- Interviews and personal statements. An aboriginal author / Pauline Carrington Bouvé -- [Chestnutt's 'The Negro in the South' : a summary] / Anonymous -- Mr. Chesnutt at work / Max Bennett Thrasher --
Essays and articles. [Chesnutt as a mulatto figure] / Albert Bushnell Hart -- [A "talented tenth"] / Alfred Holt Stone -- The mulatto : problem of race mixture / Ray Stannard Baker -- [More Caucasion than African] / Albert Bushnell Hart -- Charles Waddell Chesnutt / Benjamin Griffith Brawley -- The Negro's contribution to literature, music, and oratory / William H. Ferris -- The Negro in literature / William Stanley Braithwaite -- The Negro as writer / John Chamberlain -- Chesnutt / Sterling Brown -- The mulatto in American fiction / Penelope Bullock -- Social realism in Charles W. Chesnutt / Russell Ames -- Charles W. Chestnutt : novelist of a cause / Carol B. Gartner -- The art of The conjure woman / Richard E. Baldwin -- The evolution of Charles Chestnutt's The house behind the cedars / Robert P. Sedlack -- A better mousetrap : Washington's program and The colonel's dream / Susan L. Blake --
Rena Walden : Chesnutt's failed "future American" / SallyAnn H. Ferguson -- Charles W. Chesnutt's The wife of his youth : the unveiling of the black storyteller / Lorne Fienberg -- Voices at the Nadir : Charles Chesnutt and David Bryant Fulton / William Gleason -- W.D. Howells and race : Charles W. Chesnutt's disappointment of the dean / Joseph R. McElrath Jr. -- Under the Upas Tree : Charles Chesnutt's gothic / Charles L. Crow -- "The growth of a dozen tendrils" : the polyglot satire of Chesnutt's The colonel's dream / Gary Scharnhorst -- Telling genealogy : notions of the family in The wife of his youth / Charles Duncan.
This book offers interviews, reviews, personal statements, essays, and articles examining the style of African American writer, Charles Chesnutt, with a biographical introduction.