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Author Gifford, Justin, 1975-
Title Pimping fictions [electronic resource] : African American crime literature and the untold story of Black pulp publishing / Justin Gifford.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents He jerked his pistol free and fired it at the pavement : Chester Himes and the transformation of American crime literature -- Pimping fictions : Iceberg Slim and the invention of pimp literature -- The revolution will not be televised : Donald Goines, Holloway House Publishing Company, and the radicalization of Black crime literature -- Black in a white paradise : utopias and imagined solutions in Black crime literature -- For he who is : Players magazine and the reimagining of the American pimp -- The women of street literature : contemporary Black crime fiction and the rise of the self-publishing marketplace.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Urban fiction, American -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
Crime in literature.
Pulp literature, American -- Publishing -- History.
Holloway House Publishing Co. -- History.
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Goines, Donald, 1937-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Iceberg Slim, 1918-1992. Pimp.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
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9781439908105 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439908109 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439908112 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1439908117 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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