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Conjure Woman Reviews

THE CONJURE WOMAN. By Charles W. Chesnutt. (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. $1.25.) Seven short stories, somewhat after the style of Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus sketches, but yet quite different, makes this a very enjoyable little book. The /2570/ oddities and drolleries of negro life are happily depicted amid scenes peculiar to North Carolina, and there is considerable freshness shown in both incidents and dialogue. The author has a fine sense of humor.

Anon. "Book Review of The Conjure Woman." In: Literature, The Independent. 51 (September 1900): 2569-70.