Chesnutt and Realism

Chesnutt and Realism

A Study of the Novels

eBook - 2006
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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 With the release of previously unpublished novels and a recent proliferation of critical studies on his life and work, Charles W. Chesnutt (1858 & ndash;1932) has emerged as a major American writer of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 understandings of literary realism have shaped, and can continue to shape, the reception of Chesnutt & rsquo;s work. Although Chesnutt is typically acknowledged as the most prominent African American.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006
ISBN: 9780817382285
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 198 pages)
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