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The critical response to Chester Himes

Author: Charles L P Silet
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 34.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical response to Chester Himes.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607383391
Named Person: Chester B Himes; Chester Himes; Chester B Himes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L P Silet
ISBN: 0313299412 9780313299414
OCLC Number: 41411910
Description: xxxi, 288 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Reviews --
History as nightmare / James Baldwin --
No thrills in Harlem / Kofi Akainyah --
The crazy kill and If he hollers let him go / Sally Cragin --
The best Black American novelist writing today / Shane Stevens --
Rhythms of Black experience / George E. Kent --
Chester Himes - "alien" in exile / Loyle Hairston --
A case of rape / Michel Fabre --
The Chester Himes mystique / Gwendoline Lewis Roget --
Policiers noirs / Fred Pfeil --
Chester Himes : the collected stories / James Robert Payne --
The best of Himes, the worst of Himes / Ishmael Reed --
Himes and self-hatred / James Campbell --
Part II. Essays --
Domestic Harlem : the detective fiction of Chester Himes / Raymond Nelson --
Violence real and imagined : the novels of Chester Himes / A. Robert Lee --
Chester Himes : "A Nigger" / Maureen Liston --
The use of the doppelgnager or double in Chester Himes's Lonely crusade / Ralph Reckley --
Chester Himes and the art of fiction / Angus Calder --
Chester Himes and the hard-boiled tradition / Jay R. Berry, Jr. --
In America's Black heartland : the achievement of Chester Himes / James Sallis --
Postscript : a case of rape / Calvin Hernton --
Topographies of violence : Chester Himes' Harlem domestic novels / Michael Denning --
Space and civil rights ideology : the example of Chester Himes's The third generation / Claude Julien --
Toni Morrison's variations on Chester Himes / Aribert Schroeder --
The Black man in the literature of labor : the early novels of Chester Himes / Robert Skinner --
Limited options : strategic maneuverings in Himes's Harlem / Wendy W. Walters --
African American anti-Semitism and Himes's Lonely crusade / Steven J. Rosen --
Slaying the fathers : the autobiography of Chester Himes / Gary Storhoff --
An interview --
Chester Himes - the ethics of ambiguity : an interview with Joseph Sandy Himes, Jr. / Gwendoline Lewis Roget.
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 34.
Responsibility: edited by Charles L.P. Silet.

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