The Portable Charles W. Chesnutt

The Portable Charles W. Chesnutt

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"An icon of nineteenth-century American fiction, Charles W. Chesnuttan incisive storyteller of the aftermath of slavery in the Southis widely credited with almost single-handedly inaugurating the African American short story tradition and was the first African American novelist to achieve national critical acclaim. This major addition to Penguin Classics features an ideal sampling of his work: twelve short stories (including conjure tales and protest fiction), three essays, and the novel The Marrow of Tradition. Published here for the 150th anniversary of Chesnutts birth, The Portable Charles W. Chesnutt will bring to a new audience the genius of a man whose legacy underlies key trends in modern black fiction."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008
ISBN: 9780143105343
Branch Call Number: CHESNUTT C
Characteristics: xlviii, 487 pages ; 20 cm


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