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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 73194–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.94
Published: 01 June 2018
...Maria Seger Maria Seger, “Deferred Lynching and the Moral High Ground in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition ” (pp. 94–118) As a literary trope, deferred lynching can attempt to establish lynching as a moral act: the deferral implies that mobs never lynch innocent men or that they always...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933856
Published: 01 March 1997
...Joseph R. McElrath,, Jr. William Dean Howells was sympathetic to African Americans. This is apparent not only in his fiction but in essays focusing on Paul Laurence Dunbar, Booker T. Washington, and Charles W. Chesnutt. All three typed the "sweetness" that Howells was delighted to find among...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 734576–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.73.4.576
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Maria. Deferred Lynching and the Moral High Ground in Charles W. Chesnutt s The Marrow of Tradition 94 Squires, L. Ashley. Humble Humbugs and Good Frauds: Harold Frederic, Christian Science, and the Anglo-American Professions 353 Stiles, Anne. New Thought and the Inner Child in Frances Hodgson Burnett s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 731141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.73.1.141
Published: 01 June 2018
... American Studies Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. Pp, viii þ 301. $55. A s h t o n , S u s a n n a , and B i l l H a r d w i g , eds. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt. New York: The Modern Lan- guageAssociationofAmerica,2017. Pp. viiiþ193.$40 cloth...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 683287–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.3.287
Published: 01 December 2013
... public figures. After all, notable black writers as different as Charles W. Chesnutt (in 1899) and Booker T. Washington (in 1906) published biographies of Douglass within a few years of his passing in 1895. By the end of his life, however, Douglass s notoriety had been so cemented by his role as...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2012; 673418–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2012.67.3.418
Published: 01 December 2012
..., whose Bondswoman s Narrative depicts the Downingesque cottage as a place of horror even while retaining what Gleason terms cottage desire : a powerful yearning for independent black homeownership (p. 35). Gleason s readings of porches in Charles W. Chesnutt and the Obama family s presence in the White...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2013; 682245–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2013.68.2.245
Published: 01 September 2013
... representation and regulation of black masculinity (W. D. Griffith s The Birth of a Nation was based on Dixon s play) that extended well into the twentieth century, with Chesnutt s dramatic fiction of historical interracial relations (including depictions of the far more common unions between white men and black...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2011; 663396–399 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2011.66.3.396
Published: 01 December 2011
... enthusiastic acceptance of belatedness (p. with Emerson s sense that ancestor worship was the equivalent of blindness (p. and ends in their shared appreciation of the Declaration as a civic lodestar (p. Among the postbellum chapters, which include readings of Henry James, Charles Chesnutt, Mark Twain...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 651134–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.1.134
Published: 01 June 2010
... Companions to Literature and Culture Series. West Sussex: Wiley- Blackwell, 2009. Pp. xiv + 488. $199.95. W r i g h t , S u s a n P r o t h r o , and E r n e s t i n e P i c k e n s G l a s s , eds. Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010. Pp. xiv + 132...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2010; 653416–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2010.65.3.416
Published: 01 December 2010
... reimagining the facts of race (p. 190). Only by reinventing the image of blackness paraded in min- strel shows, cakewalk dances, plantation humor, and the like could black authors like Charles Chesnutt lay claim to a distinct yet parallel, high literary field. Other chapters focus on the politics of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 633424–428 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.3.424
Published: 01 December 2008
... in the present. Other writers kept coming to mind as I read Affecting Fictions (such as Sarah Orne Jewett, and Charles W. Chesnutt), giving even further support for this fascinating new conception of realism as a tribute to the affective richness of everyday lives. Jennifer L. Fleissner Indiana...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2008; 633428–431 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2008.63.3.428
Published: 01 December 2008
... Jewett, and Charles W. Chesnutt), giving even further support for this fascinating new conception of realism as a tribute to the affective richness of everyday lives. Jennifer L. Fleissner Indiana University, Bloomington C a r o l i n e M c C r a c k e n - F l e s h e r , ed., Culture, Nation, and the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2005; 594494–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2005.59.4.494
Published: 01 March 2005
... Literary Genealogies: Frances E. W. Harper s and William Dean Howells s Race Novels, in Soft Canons: Amer- ican Women Writers and Masculine Tradition, ed. Karen L. Kilcup (Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press, 1999), pp. 48 66; Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., W. D. Howells and Race: Charles W. Chesnutt s...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2002; 564573–574 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2002.56.4.573
Published: 01 March 2002
... University. He is the author of Frank Norris: A Descriptive Bibliography (1992) and Frank Norris Revisited (1992), and coeditor, with Robert C. Leitz III and Jesse S. Crisler, of Charles W. Chesnutt: Essays and Speeches (1999). In press is An Exemplar y Citizen: Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1906 Ð1932. R...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613407–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.407
Published: 01 December 2006
... : Translating Charles W. Ches- nutt s Conjure Tales into Postmodern Systems of Signification. Text und Theorie Series, Band 5. Würzburg: Königshausen and Neumann, 2006. Pp. 219. 29.80 R o b i n s o n , M i c h a e l F . The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture. Chicago: University of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 612268–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.2.268
Published: 01 September 2006
... Story. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006. Pp. xiv 166. $33. R e d l i n g , E r i k . Speaking of Dialect : Translating Charles W. Ches- nutt s Conjure Tales into Postmodern Systems of Signification. Text und Theorie Series, Band 5. Würzburg: Königshausen and Neumann, 2006. Pp. 219...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 5142933853 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933853
Published: 01 March 1997
... cannot be revealed by science. Vi NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE JOSEPH R. MCELRATH, JR., W. D. Howells and Race: Charles W. Chesnutt's Disappointment of the Dean" (pp. 474-499) William Dean Howells was sympathetic to African Americans. This is apparent not only in his fiction but in essays focusing on...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2002; 564495–517 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2002.56.4.495
Published: 01 March 2002
... characters Òwere not black enough to contrast grotesquely with white peopleÓ (W. D. Howells, ÒMr. Charles W. ChesnuttÕs Stories,Ó Atlantic Monthly, 85 [1900], 699). Although a sup- porter of Chesnutt, Howells also criticized the younger author for wanting to write di- dactic or Òpurpose ÞctionÓ to show how...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 514571–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933867
Published: 01 March 1997
... "Spiritual Autopsies: At the Limits of the Writer's Self," will deal with Crane, Henry Miller, Zora Neale Hurston, and Michel Foucault. JOSEPH R. McE LRATH, JR., is Professor of English at Florida State University. His article "Charles W. Chesnutt's Library" appeared in Analytical and Enumerative...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1997; 5142933852 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2933852
Published: 01 March 1997
.... Howells and Race: Charles W. Chesnutt's Disappointment of the Dean 474 KEITH GANDAL A Spiritual Autopsy of Stephen Crane 500 REVIEWS JOHN KUCICH Michael Ragussis, Figures of Conversion: "TheJewish Question " and English National Identity 531 ANNE D. WALLACE Celeste Langan, Romantic Vagrancy: Wordsworth...