Marrow of Tradition

ISBN-10: 0393934144

ISBN-13: 9780393934144

Edition: 2011

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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/23/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.10" wide x 8.40" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Werner Sollors is Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Introduction
Charles W. Chesnutt's Own View of His New Story, The Marrow of Tradition (1901)
Acknowledgments
The Text of The Marrow of Tradition
Contexts
Family Background
Frances Richardson Keller [Chesnutt's Parents]
Selected Letters
To Walter Hines Page, Nov. 11, 1898
To Walter Hines Page, [Mar. 22, 1899]
To Booker T. Washington, Oct. 8, 1901
To Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Oct. 26, 1901
From Booker T. Washington, Oct. 28, 1901
To Booker T. Washington, Nov. 16, 1901
To Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Dec. 30, 1901
To William Monroe Trotter, [Jan. 1902]
From W. E. B. Du Bois to Houghton, Mifflin, Mar. 8, 1902
To Mrs. W. B. Henderson, Nov. 11, 1905
Literary Memoranda
Charles W. Chesnutt Plot Notes
Samples of Chesnutt's Hand-Corrected Proof Sheets of The Marrow of Tradition
Essays
From The Courts and the Negro
From What Is a White Man?
From The White and the Black
The Disfranchisement of the Negro
The 1898 Wilmington Riot
Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Felton
Rebecca Larimer Felton Mrs. Felton Speaks
Biographical Sketch of Alex Manly
Alex Manly Editorial
From Cause of Carolina Riots
The North Carolina Race Conflict
From Takes Mrs. Felton to Task for Speech
Rebecca Larimer Felton Mrs. W. H. Felton's Reply to Dr. Hawthorne's Attack
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources From Wilmington Race Riot Draft Report Offers Revelations
1898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission Findings
Hell Jolted Loose
White Declaration of Independence
Negro Rule Ended, Washington Post (Nov. 11, 1898)
The Riot at Wilmington, Washington Post (Nov. 22, 1898)
A Forgotten Issue, Boston Globe (Nov. 20, 1898)
Is It Negro Rule? Independent (Nov. 24, 1898)
The South and Negro Suffrage, New York Tribune (Nov. 25, 1898)
Alfred Moore Waddell The Story of the Wilmington, N.C., Race Riots, Collier's Weekly (Nov. 26, 1898)
Black Side of the Race Issue, Washington Post (Dec. 4, 1898)
From The Wilmington Riot, Cleveland Gazette (Dec. 10,1898)
Letter by a Negro Woman to President William McKinley (Nov. 13, 1898)
African Americans Killed or Wounded
Men Banished from Wilmington during and after the November 10 Violence
The Wilmington Riot, Chesnott's Relatives, and African American Fiction
Sylvia Lyons Render [Violence]
Richard Yarborough Violence, Manhood, and Black Heroism
The Cakewalk
Sheet Music from the 1890s Dusky Dinah: Cake-Walk and Patrol
Sambo at the Cake Walk
Remus Takes the Cake
Way Down South: Characteristic March, Cake-Walk and Two-Step
Cakewalk in the Contemporary Press A Negro Festival, New York Tribune (July 20, 1870)
A Cake Walk, San Francisco Chronicle (Oct. 6, 1873)
H. S. Keller The Cake Walk, Puck (Sept. 7, 1887)
They Walked for a Cake and Glory, Chicago Daily Tribune (Feb. 18, 1892)
The Cake Walk, New York Times (Feb. 18, 1892)
Took the Cake, Boston Globe (Aug. 23, 1892)
Criticism
Selected Contemporary Reviews and Early Assessments
The Race Question in Fiction, The Sunday Herald [Boston] (Oct. 27, 1901)
Hamilton Wright Mabie From The New Books, Outlook (Nov. 16, 1901)
Our Holiday Book Table, Ziorn's Herald (Dec. 4, 1901)
Mr. Chesnutt's "Marrow of Tradition," New York Times (Dec. 7, 1901)
A New Uncle Tom's Cabin, St. Paid Dispatch (Dec. 14, 1901)
Katherine Glover News in the World of Books, Atlanta Journal (Dec. 14, 1901)
Charles Alexander Our Journalist and Literary Folks, The Freeman [Indianapolis] (Dec. 28, 1901)
Mr. Chesnutt and the Negro Problem, Newark Sunday News (Dec. 29, 1901)
A. E. H. From "Fiction," The Chautauquan (Dec. 1901)
William Dean Howells � From A Psychological Counter-Current in Recent Fiction, North American Review (Dec. 1901)
T. Thomas Fortune B Note and Comment, New York Age 0uly 20, 1905)
Sterling A. Brown, Arthur P. Davis, and Ulysses Lee [Racial Conflict in Fiction]
Sterling A. Brown Social Causes
Reception
Sylvia Lyons Render From Charles W. Chesnutt
William L. Andrews From The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt
Characters
John Edgar Wideman Charles W. Chesnutt: The Marrow of Tradition
P. Jay Delmar Character and Structure in Charles W. Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition
Ernestine Williams Pickens White Supremacy and Southern Reform
Samina Najmi From Janet, Polly, and Olivia: Constructs of Blackness and White Femininity in Charles Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition
Jungian and Foucauldian Approaches
Marjorie George and Richard S. Pressman From Confronting the Shadow: Psycho-Political Repression in Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition
Ryan Jay Friedman From "Between Absorption
Extinction": Charles Chesnutt and Biopolitical Racism
Plessy V. Ferguson and the Marrow of Tradition
U.S. Supreme Court Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896)
Brook Thomas The Legal Argument of Charles W. Chesnutt's Novels
The Marrow of Tradition and History
Joyce Pettis The Literary Imagination and the Historic Event: Chesnutt's Use of History in The Marrow of Tradition
Jae H. Roe From Keeping an "Old Wound" Alive: The Marrow of Tradition and the Legacy of Wilmington
Eric J. Sundquist From Charles Chesnutt's Cakewalk
Realism, Tragic Mulatto, Violence
Ryan Simmons From Simple and Complex Discourse in The Marrow of Tradition
Stephen P. Knadler From Untragic Mulatto: Charles Chesnutt and the Discourse of Whiteness
Bryan Wagner From Charles Chesnutt and the Epistemology of Racial Violence
Charles W Chesnutt: A Chronology
Selected Bibliography
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