Category: Charles Chesnutt

Charles Waddell Chesnutt 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. Two of his books were adapted as silent films in 1926 and 1927 by the African-American director and producer Oscar Micheaux.

The Wife of His Youth by Charles Chesnutt

The Sheriff’s Children by Charles Chesnutt

Po’ Sandy by Charles Chesnutt

The Goophered Grapevine by Charles Chesnutt

Dave’s Neckliss by Charles Chesnutt