- Dave's Neckliss. Chesnutt, Charles W. // Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anthology;3/1/2006, p54
Presents the short story "Dave's Neckliss," by Charles W. Chesnutt.
- A Mind Enslaved?: The Interaction of Metaphor, Cognitive Distance, and Narrative Framing in Chesnutt's "Dave's Neckliss.". Harding, Jennifer Riddle // Style;Winter2008, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p425
Using a cognitive approach to metaphor and narrative, Harding examines "Dave's Neckliss," a "conjure story" by American dialect writer Charles Chesnutt. Harding argues that the story's figurativity, specifically the two dominant metaphors of the "ham" and the "necklace," interact with the...
- Learning about Life through Language in Literature: Teaching Chesnutt's Critical Thinking. Zeigler, Mary B.; Benedict, Mark; Gary, Laura; Little, Joshua; Lopez, Frank; Sandarg, Eric; Sidell, Debra // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Fall2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p109
Presents literary criticism of the short stories "A Deep Sleeper" and "The Wife of His Youth" by Charles W. Chesnutt in which the authors explore the pedagogical value of Chesnutt's use of the African American dialect and diction in an undergraduate English class. Several studies are presented...
- Earth-Eating, Addiction, Nostalgia: Charles Chesnutt's Diasporic Regionalism. FLEISSNER, JENNIFER L. // Studies in Romanticism;Summer2010, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p313
The article discusses nostalgia and addiction in the writings of African American author Charles W. Chesnutt and his writings on slaves in the Caribbean area who had a tendency to eat dirt and thereby kill themselves. Chesnutt often wrote about slavery and the period following that in the U.S....
- Slavery Through the White-Tinted Lens of an Embedded Black Narrator: SÃ©jour's "The Mulatto" and Chesnutt's "Dave's Neckliss" as Intertexts. Piacentino, Edward J. // Southern Literary Journal;Fall2011, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p121
Presents literary criticism of the short stories "The Mulatto," by Victor SÃ©jour, and "Dave's Neckliss," by Charles W. Chesnutt. Both stories are said to embody the limitations of that their black authors experienced in writing for white audiences. Topics include the relation of white...
- Unmasking the Mask: Analyzing Caste Variations in the Lexicon of Charles W. Chesnutt. Bohannon, Jeanne Law // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Fall2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p63
The article presents literary criticism of the short story "A Deep Sleeper" by Charles W. Chesnutt, in which the author explores the lexical use of African American dialect in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The author examines the Chesnutt's dialectical and lexical choices in order to analyze...
- Charles Chesnutt and the Legacy of "The Conjure Woman." Samuel, Kameelah Martin // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Fall2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p15
Presents literary criticism of the book "The Conjure Woman," a collection of short stories by Charles Chesnutt, in which the author identifies his contribution to the genre of African American literature. The author comments on the influence of the African oral tradition on his work,...
- The Wife of His Youth. Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell) // Wife of His Youth & Other Stories of the Color Line, & Selected ;3/1/2006, p2
Presents the short story ï¿½The Wife of His Youth,ï¿½ by Charles W. (Charles Waddell) Chesnutt.
- Her Virginia Mammy. Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell) // Wife of His Youth & Other Stories of the Color Line, & Selected ;3/1/2006, p10
Presents the short story ï¿½Her Virginia Mammy,ï¿½ by Charles W. (Charles Waddell) Chesnutt.