A Business Career

Chesnutt, Charles W.

Editore: University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 10: 1604732571 / ISBN 13: 9781604732573
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Published in paperback for the first time, A Business Career is the story of Stella Merwin, a white woman entering the working-class world to discover the truth behind her upper-class father's financial failure. A "New Woman" of the 1890s, Stella joins a stenographer's office and uncovers a life-altering secret that allows her to regain her status and wealth.

When Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left behind six manuscripts unpublished, A Business Career among them. Along with novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it is one of the first written by an African American who crosses the color line to write about the white world. It is also one of only two Chesnutt novels with a female protagonist.

Rejecting the novel for publication, Houghton Mifflin editor Walter Hines Page encouraged Chesnutt to try to get the book in print. "You will doubtless be able to find a publisher, and my advice to you is decidedly to keep trying till you do find one," he wrote. Page clearly saw that in A Business Career Chesnutt had written a successful popular novel grounded in realism but one that exploits elements of romance.

From the Publisher: Provides first printing of a previously unpublished work by an African American innovator in early 20th-century fiction

Offers one of the earliest examples of "white-life" fiction, in which African Americans wrote about white American experience

Features an introduction by noted Chesnutt scholar Matthew Wilson

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Titolo: A Business Career
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Descrizione libro Rethink Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Print-On-Demand ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Published in paperback for the first time, A Business Career is the story of Stella Merwin, a white woman entering the working-class world to discover the truth behind her upper-class father s financial failure. A New Woman of the 1890s, Stella joins a stenographer s office and uncovers a life-altering secret that allows her to regain her status and wealth. When Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left behind six manuscripts unpublished, A Business Career among them. Along with novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it is one of the first written by an African American who crosses the color line to write about the white world. It is also one of only two Chesnutt novels with a female protagonist. Rejecting the novel for publication, Houghton Mifflin editor Walter Hines Page encouraged Chesnutt to try to get the book in print. You will doubtless be able to find a publisher, and my advice to you is decidedly to keep trying till you do find one, he wrote. Page clearly saw that in A Business Career Chesnutt had written a successful popular novel grounded in realism but one that exploits elements of romance. Codice libro della libreria AAV9781604732573

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Descrizione libro Rethink Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Print-On-Demand ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Published in paperback for the first time, A Business Career is the story of Stella Merwin, a white woman entering the working-class world to discover the truth behind her upper-class father s financial failure. A New Woman of the 1890s, Stella joins a stenographer s office and uncovers a life-altering secret that allows her to regain her status and wealth. When Charles W. Chesnutt died in 1932, he left behind six manuscripts unpublished, A Business Career among them. Along with novels of Paul Laurence Dunbar, it is one of the first written by an African American who crosses the color line to write about the white world. It is also one of only two Chesnutt novels with a female protagonist. Rejecting the novel for publication, Houghton Mifflin editor Walter Hines Page encouraged Chesnutt to try to get the book in print. You will doubtless be able to find a publisher, and my advice to you is decidedly to keep trying till you do find one, he wrote. Page clearly saw that in A Business Career Chesnutt had written a successful popular novel grounded in realism but one that exploits elements of romance. Codice libro della libreria AAV9781604732573

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