This early work by Charles W. Chesnutt was originally published in 1899. Charles Waddell Chesnutt was born to freed African-American parents in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1858. After having published numerous short stories in journals and magazines, he finally produced this collection, The Conjure Woman, in 1899. It was well received and subsequently set the tone for a glittering literary career. This is a fascinating work, thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the subject of race in American literary history. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions.
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About the Author
Charles Waddell Chesnutt (June 20, 1858 - November 15, 1932) was an African-American author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil War South.
Table of ContentsSuperstitions and Folklore of the South by Charles W. Chesnutt; 1-The Goophered Grapevine; 2-Poor Sandy; 3-Master James's Nightmare; 4-The Conjurer's Revenge; 5-Sister Becky's Baby; 6-The Gray Wolf's Haunt; 7-Hot-Foot Hannibal; Charles W. Chesnutt by Wikipedia Contributors; Appendix A: The Goophered Grapevine (Original); Appendix B: Po' Sandy (Original); Appendix C: Mars Jeems's Nightmare (Original); Appendix D: The Conjurer's Revenge (Original); Appendix E: Sis' Becky's Pickaninny (Original); Appendix F: The Gray Wolf's Ha'nt (Original); Appendix G:
Hot-Foot Hannibal (Original); Appendix H: Superstitions and Folk-Lore of the South (Original) by Charles W. Chesnutt