Many of us might have issues with our past that we'd like to keep there, but
probably none of us as much as Mr. Ryder in Charles Chesnutt's 'The
Mr. Ryder was going to give a ball. There were several reasons why this was an opportune time for such an event. Mr. Ryder might aptly be called the dean of ...
Feb 23, 2013
Perhaps the most influential African American writer of fiction around the turn of the twentieth century, Charles Waddell Chesnutt was born in 1858 to free African ...
The central theme of "The