Mandy Oxendine: a novel

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Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. Mandy Oxendine: a novel. [1897?] Ed. Charles Hackenberry. Urbana: Illinois UP, 1997. 112 p.


For an annotation on the novel, see The Lumbee Indians: an annotated bibliography, item 284. This edition of the previously unpublished novel includes a foreword by William L. Andrews and an introduction by Charles Hackenberry.

The introduction briefly discusses the plot and the issues dealt with in this short novel, its estimated date of composition, Chesnutt's one known attempt to get it published, and sources for its characters, setting, and events. The introduction concludes with an insightful critical evaluation of the novel.

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