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Chesnutt, Charles W.

Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932)

Charles W. ChesnuttSelected Bibliography on Charles W. Chesnutt updated August 20, 2017 8:07 PM
Charles W. Chesnutt on Race and on Publishing The Conjure WomanThe Charles W. Chesnutt Digital Archive includes a biographical sketch, primary bibliography, over thirty stories and other workscontemporary reviews of Chesnutt’s works, and a number of background pages.
Chesnutt’s works are collected also at the University of North Carolina’s Documenting the American South site. 

The Charles W. Chesnutt Literary Web site at Rutgers contains student essays on Chesnutt.Works Available Online Frederick Douglass
The Conjure Woman (1899; plain text at Project Gutenberg). Stories included in this volume (from Documenting the American South):

The Wife of his Youth and Other Tales of the Color Line (Documenting the American South)

The House Behind the CedarsBoston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900
The Marrow of Tradition.Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1901
The Colonel’s DreamNew York, Doubleday & Company, 1905
The Free Colored People of North Carolina (essays) (Uncollected Stories

  • “Dave’s Neckliss”Atlantic Monthly 64 (1889): 500-508.
  • “The March of Progress” Century Magazine 61.3 ( Jan. 1901): 422-428.
  • “Baxter’s Procrustes” Atlantic Monthly 93 (1904 ): 823-830. (not available)