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Conversations with Chester Himes

by Chester B. Himes

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Himes, Chester B., 1909- -- Interviews,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
  • African American novelists -- Interviews,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Fiction -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Michel Fabre and Robert E. Skinner.
    GenreInterviews.
    SeriesLiterary conversations series
    ContributionsFabre, Michel., Skinner, Robert E., 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.I713 Z467 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1273353M
    ISBN 100878058184, 0878058192
    LC Control Number95004762

      CHESTER B. HIMES A Biography By Lawrence P of Himes’s life appear in other books, but Jackson’s research is unimpeachable. personal letters and conversations . By Chester Himes (H. Bruce Franklin, the John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark) -REVIEW: of POLITICAL PARABLE PLAN B By Chester Himes. Edited, with an introduction, by Michel Fabre and Robert E. Skinner (David Traxel, NY Times Book Review).

    Chester Himes. Quality of Hurt: The Autobiography of Chester Himes. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Chester Himes. My Life of Absurdity: The Autobiography of Chester Himes, Volume Two. New York: Doubleday. James Lundquist. Chester Himes. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.. pp. Edward Margolies. Which Way Did He Go? Purchase Chester Himes Books Online books from our author shop, perfect for beginner readers & book lovers to browse & find popular titles from their favourite authors.

    John A. Williams acknowledged Himes's tough side in the introduction to his interview with the writer, later collected in the book Conversations With Chester Himes: "He is a fiercely.   —Chester Himes, Paris, Three black American writers—Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and Chester Himes—are sitting on the terrace of Les Deux Magots, drinking.


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