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This unique collection portrays the early twentieth century short story writer, biographer, novelist, essayist, stenographer, and lawyer, Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Readers are shown how Chesnutt was, perhaps, the best African American literary signifier of his day. The volume opens with generous selections from his journals and published and unpublished essays, which docum ...more
Paperback, New Riverside Edition, 460 pages
Published December 2nd 2005 by Wadsworth Publishing Company (first published February 16th 2001)
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leuke verhalen om lezen, maar het dialectaal slaven-engels is niet altijd makkelijk te ontcijferen, dus daardoor niet meteen lichte lectuur, ondanks de bittere humor die in vele verhalen aanwezig is.
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Charles Waddell Chesnutt was an author, essayist and political activist, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity.
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