Wife of His Youth, The. By Charles W. Chesnutt. (Illustrated.) Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Boston, 8vo. 323 pages. $1.5o
Mr. Chesnutt has made a distinct mark in recent fiction. His earlier book was of a quality which compelled attention. This volume of short stories is less distinctly original, but is full of close and humorous studies of negro character portrayed with humor and pathos.
Review of The Wife of His Youth. In: "Books of the Week," Outlook, vol. 63, 16 December 1899: 935.