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The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume 3: The Viaticum and Other Stories

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Guy de Maupassant


This is volume is a collection of 50 of de Maupassant's short stories. Summary by James K. White.

The Negro Problem

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Various


This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift …

Violets And Other Tales

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Alice Dunbar Nelson


This is a collection of the author's short stories and poems where she writes about the collective experience of African American women, and…

Mardi Vol. 2

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Herman Melville


Mardi is Melville's first purely fictional work. In it he contemplates man's beliefs, and questions whether or not one faith has value over …

White Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War

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Herman Melville


This is a tale based on Melville's experiences aboard the USS United States from 1843 to 1844. It comments on the harsh and brutal realities…

The Marrow of Tradition

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In The Marrow of Tradition, Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the ra…

Redburn: His First Voyage

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Herman Melville


Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head…

Journal of A Residence On A Georgian Plantation, 1838-1839

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Frances Anne Kemble and Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble


Fanny Kemble was a British actress who married mega-plantation owner, Pierce Butler of Georgia. During her marriage she kept journals of eve…

The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

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Stanley Lane-Poole


A history of the pirating activities along and around the "Barbary coast" between the 15th and 19th centuries, from the time of th…

The House Behind the Cedars

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In this, Chesnutt's first novel, he tells the tragic story of love set against a backdrop of racism, miscegenation and “passing” during the …

The Colonel's Dream

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In this novel, Chesnutt described the hopelessness of Reconstruction in a post-Civil War South that was bent on reestablishing the former st…

Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun

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Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun


This memoirs chronicles Madame Vigée Lebrun's childhood and the early discovery of her talent, the fortuitous break that introduced h…

Iola Leroy

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Frances E. W. Harper


This is the story of Iola Leroy, a free-born, mixed-race woman who passed as white. Her true racial identity eventually discovered, she was …

From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom

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Lucy Ann Delaney


In From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom Delaney tells the story of how she was born into slavery of her mother--a fr…

The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, Volume 1

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Robert Paltock


This is a story about a Cornish man who becomes stranded on an island and survives much like Robinson Crusoe did. Although he finds enough t…

South American Jungle Tales

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Horacio Quiroga


The stories in South American Jungle Tales center on the relationships between people and the different creatures Quiroga came into contact …

The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim …

The Man-Wolf

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Émile Erckmann


"The Man-Wolf" is a 38,000 word novella that appears in the English language collection of short stories entitled, The Man-Wolf an…

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

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James Weldon Johnson


Johnson's only novel, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, was originally published anonymously in 1912. It is a fictional novel written …

Meditations from the Pen of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart

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Maria W. Stewart


Maria W. Stewart was America's first black woman political writer. Between 1831 and 1833, she gave four speeches on the topics of slavery a…

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