The Resource ""To Be an Author"" : Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905, (electronic resource)

""To Be an Author"" : Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905, (electronic resource)

Label
""To Be an Author"" : Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905
Title
""To Be an Author""
Title remainder
Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Collected in this volume are the 1889--1905 letters of one of the first African-American literary artists to cross the ""color line"" into the de facto segregated American publishing industry of the turn of the century. Selected for inclusion are those chronicling the rise of Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932), an attorney and businessman in Cleveland, Ohio, who achieved prominence as a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and lecturer despite the obstacles faced by a man of color during the ""Jim Crow"" period. In his insightful commentaries on his own situation, Chesnutt provides as well
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
""To Be an Author"" : Letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments ; Editorial Note ; INTRODUCTION; PART I Cable's Protege in 1889-1891 An ""Insider"" Views the Negro Question; PART II A Dream Deferred, 1891-1896 The Businessman Prevails; PART III Page's Protege in 1897-1899 The Remergence of the Artist and Prophet Artist and Prophet; PART IV The Professional Novelist of 1899-1902 Pursuit of the Dream; PART V Discontent in 1903-1904 A Turn to Argumentative Prose ; PART VI The Quest Renewed, 1904-1905 Argumentative Art for an Indifferent Readership; INDEX
Control code
ocn884012561
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864485
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33102302
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012561
  • jstordda1400864488

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