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Works

Here users can find the writings of Chesnutt across multiple genres: all works of fiction he published in his lifetime, including five books and dozens of short stories; a sampling of more than a dozen of his essays and speeches; a handful of Chesnutt-authored reviews; and two poems. For these works, we try whenever possible to provide both a transcription and digital images of the individual printed pages.

All Works

106 items

Tom's Warm Welcome

  • Date: November 27, 1886
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: Family Fiction

The Wives

  • Date: October 8, 1886
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: Boston Daily Globe

A Bad Night

  • Date: July 22, 1886
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph

A Tight Boot

  • Date: January 28, 1886
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: Boston Daily Globe

Uncle Peter's House

  • Date: December 9, 1885; December 10, 1885
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: Pittsburgh Chronicle Telegraph

Frisk's First Rat

  • Date: March 20, 1875
  • Creator(s): Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
  • Format: periodical
  • Source: The Educator