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The conjure stories

Charles Waddell Chesnutt

The conjure stories

authoritative texts, contexts, criticism

by Charles Waddell Chesnutt

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Race relations,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Racism,
  • Fiction,
  • Sources,
  • African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCharles W. Chesnutt ; edited by Robert B. Stepto and Jennifer Rae Greeson
    SeriesNorton critical edition
    ContributionsStepto, Robert B., Greeson, Jennifer Rae
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1292.C6 A6 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025426M
    ISBN 109780393927801
    LC Control Number2011034192

    An accurate assessment of the significance of Chesnutt's conjure stories in both American and Afro-American literature depends on two realizations: that Chesnutt achieved popularity in his own day through his adherence to tradition, and that he maintains his distinction today because of his expansion and occasional transcendence of tradition. . The dealer refuses, and Aunt Peggy puts a conjure on Becky so that she feels ill and refuses to work. The horse breeder knows the horse was good when sold to the Colonel and would rather have a lame horse than a dead slave anyway, and so writes to the Colonel claiming to feel guilty about the whole affair and offering to trade back.

    The Conjure Stories by Charles W Chesnutt, Robert B Stepto (Editor), Professor Jennifer Rae Greeson (Editor) starting at $ The Conjure Stories has 1 available editions to . book in regard to grape-culture and farming generally in the South than you can from many extensive works on the sub ject."7 These comments indicate several aspects of local color writing that are plainly evident in Chesnutt's conjure stories. By setting the stories in the sandhills region of central North.

    In Backwoods Witchcraft, Jake Richards offers up a folksy stew of family stories, lore, omens, rituals, and conjure crafts that he learned from his great-grandmother, his grandmother, and his grandfather, a Baptist minister who Jake remembers could "rid someone of a fever with an egg or stop up the blood in a wound."The witchcraft practiced in Appalachia is very much a folk magic of place, a.   Archives of Conjure is a poetic, fluid, and compelling book. By producing an 'archive of conjure' pieced together through interwoven elements of ethnography, literature, archival notations, bolero music, poetry, and other Afrolatinx inspirations, Solimar Otero provides humanities scholarship with a new, transdisciplinary technique and : Solimar Otero.


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Ask Your Own Question. Book Description: Fourteen conjure tales by one of America’s most influential African American fiction writers. This Norton Critical Edition of The Conjure Stories arranges the tales chronologically by composition date, allowing readers to discern how Chesnutt experimented with plots and characters and with the idea of the conjure story over time.

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