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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elsa Nettels Duke University Press 2007 Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America . By T. Gregory Garvey. Atlanta: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2006. xii, 263 pp. $ 39.95. Conscience and Purpose: Fiction and Social Consciousness in Howells, Jewett, Chesnutt, and Cather...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 190–191.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Dolan Hubbard By Charles Duncan. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 1998. xx, 214 pp. $36.95. 2003 190 American Literature The Absent Man: The Narrative Quest of Charles W. Chesnutt. By Charles Duncan...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Don James McLaughlin Abstract Through an analysis of Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country (1894) by Joel Chandler Harris and The Conjure Woman and Other Conjure Tales (1899) by Charles Chesnutt, this essay attempts to account for a late nineteenth-century genre termed the queer fantastic...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 311–337.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Bryan Wagner Duke University Press 2001 Bryan Charles Chesnutt and the Epistemology Wagner of Racial Violence 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 85 of 232 In November 1898...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (3): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Timothy Marshall Griffiths Abstract In this essay I discuss how Charles W. Chesnutt’s The House behind the Cedars —through the tropology of spatialization, illustrations of expansive human intimacy, and indictments of the triangulation of antinormatively gendered and sexed bodies as political...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 775–801.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Francesca Sawaya This essay focuses on the writings of Charles Chesnutt in order to rethink the expressivist and democratizing assumptions about the market that literary historians in the United States have borrowed from classical economics. In particular, it analyzes the discourse of friendship...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 March 2012
...John Mac Kilgore Engaging in a long-standing debate about how to understand post-Reconstruction era “spectacle lynching,” Kilgore's essay revisits Charles Chesnutt's 1901 novel The Marrow of Tradition in light of current theories of racial violence read through the logics of corporate capitalism...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
... politics of multiple temporalities. I discuss several books from the period before focusing on Charles W. Chesnutt’s 1901 novel The Marrow of Tradition , in which white supremacists weaponize nonlinear temporalities while punctual black characters express faith in linear progressive historical time...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., and situating key literary figures—most prominently Charles Chesnutt—within this tradition. Chesnutt and others (Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Toni Morrison among them) adapt and revise multiple mythic traditions—ancient and modern, “African” and “American,” “black” and “white”—to counter an exceptionalist...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2003
... lected Stories, 274). Lest one get too carried away with postmodernist sound- ings of this story, Chesnutt anchors it in the social construction of race and difference. African Americans were written into the margin of such august...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of racial visibility’’ in a reading of Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition. Examining the prevalent trope of ‘‘Negro Domination’’ in the rhetoric surrounding the events on which the novel is based, the 1898 Wilmington...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 594–598.
Published: 01 September 2020
... training such as Albion W. Tourgée, Sidney Lanier, Thomas Nelson Page, Thomas Dixon, and Charles W. Chesnutt—provided “different senses of legitimacy for a reunited nation” (3). Novels and poems (especially dialect poems such as Lanier’s) have this power because, as even the consummate realist William Dean...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... In the epilogue of his latest book, The Color of Sex, Mason Stokes reminds us that the roots of whiteness studies can be traced to nineteenth- and early twentieth- century African American writers like Charles Chesnutt and W. E. B. DuBois...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Reviews  835 If Murison depicts antebellum US literature as permeated by notions of nervousness, Williams delineates the great pains Frances E. W. Harper, Sut- ton Griggs, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Pauline Hopkins, and Charles Chesnutt took to describe class divisions within black communities...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 437–444.
Published: 01 June 2007
... into the influences of expa‑ triate American women in turn-of-the-century Britain. Chesnutt and Realism: A Study of the Novels. By Ryan Simmons. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2006. viii, 198 pp. $39.95. Through readings of each of Chesnutt’s novels, including unpublished works, Simmons asks how...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- tics of Catastrophe, 223–25. Ryan, Katy. “State Killing, the Stage of Innocence, and The Exonerated,” 121–51. Ryan, Susan. “Stowe, Byron, and the Art of Scandal,” 59–91. Sawaya, Francesca. “‘That Friendship of the Whites’: Patronage, Philan- thropy, and Charles Chesnutt’s The Colonel’s Dream...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 419–428.
Published: 01 June 2006
... on Murfree’s interest in archeology and the use of dialect. 420 American Literature A Business Career. By Charles W. Chesnutt. Ed. Matthew Wilson and Marjan A. van Schaik. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi. 2005. xviii, 218 pp. $40.00. Among six unpublished manuscripts, Chesnutt left behind two...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 653–655.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Howells, Charles W. Chesnutt, and Theodore Dreiser, benefited from the friendship and patronage of wealthy benefactors, or their institutions, even as they employed their fiction to interrogate how such relationships could compromise artistic independence. Such connections could be personal...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Chesnutt and Sui Sin Far, the first African American and Asian American authors, respectively, to be published by major literary publishing houses in the United States. Particularly illuminating are the coterminous juxtapositions between Chesnutt and Sui Sin Far and between Gates’s The Signifying Monkey...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and the Magazine Revolution, 196–98. Kilgore, John Mac. “The Cakewalk of Capital in Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition,” 61–87. Kutzinski, Vera M. Review: Karem, The Purloined Islands: Caribbean-US Crosscurrents in Literature and Culture, 1880–1959, 206–8. Review: Miller, Elusive Origins...