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Chesnutt ed. by Werner Sollors

- Abstract

This new entry in the Library of America introduces the general reader to Charles W. Chesnutt, a major 19th-century black writer. Taken as a whole, and alongside other recent gatherings of Chesnutt’s hitherto uncollected essays and unpublished fiction, it

About the Author

Phillip M. Richards, an associate professor of English at Colgate University, is the author most recently of Black Heart: The Moral Life of Recent African-American Letters (Peter Lang).