Chester Himes

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The Several Lives of Chester Himes
Edward Margolies; Michel Fabre.
University Press of Mississippi, 1997
Yesterday Will Make You Cry
Chester Himes.
Norton, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Originally published under the title "Cast the First Stone"
Modern Black American Fiction Writers
Harold Bloom.
Chelsea House, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Himes, 1909-1984" begins on p. 64
The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction
Stephen F. Soitos.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "City within a City: The Detective Fiction of Chester Himes"
Transgressing Race and Community in Chester Himes's If He Hollers Let Him Go
Itagaki, Lynn M.
African American Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, Spring 2003
Love Jones: A Black Male Feminist Critique of Chester Himes's If He Hollers Let Him Go
Ikard, David.
African American Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, Summer 2002
African American Anti-Semitism and Himes's 'Lonely Crusade.' (Chester Himes)
Rosen, Steven J.
MELUS, Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer 1995
Doing Time in American Prisons: A Study of Modern Novels
Dennis Massey.
Greenwood Press, 1989
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Himes" begins on p. 51
No Order from Chaos: The Absence of Chandler's Extra-Legal Space in the Detective Fiction of Chester Himes and Walter Mosley
Bunyan, Scott.
Studies in the Novel, Vol. 35, No. 3, Fall 2003
Which Way Did He Go? The Private Eye in Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Chester Himes, and Ross MacDonald
Edward Margolies.
Holmes & Meier, 1982
Contemporary African American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook
Emmanuel S. Nelson.
Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "Chester B. Himes" begins on p. 203
Out of the Woodpile: Black Characters in Crime and Detective Fiction
Frankie Y. Bailey.
Greenwood Press, 1991
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Himes (1909-1984)" begins on p. 62
Airing Dirty Laundry
Ishmael Reed.
Addison-Wesley, 1993
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Himes: Writer" begins on p. 152
African American Autobiographers: A Sourcebook
Emmanuel S. Nelson.
Greenwood Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Bomar Himes" begins on p. 185
The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition
Bernard W. Bell.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1989
Librarian’s tip: "Chester Bomar Himes (1909-84)" begins on p. 171
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