Additional Resources for Black Boy by Kay Boyle

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Bell, Elizabeth S., Kay Boyle: A Study of the Short Fiction, Twayne Publishers, 1992.

Bell's book discusses Boyle's short stories. She also collects interviews with the author and critics' opinions of her work.

Holt, Patricia, Publishers Weekly, Vol. 218, No. 16, October 17, 1980, pp. 8-9.

Holt's essay, based on an interview with Boyle, provides an overview of the author's life.

"Kay Boyle," in Current Biography: Who's News and Why, 1942, edited by Maxine Block, H. W. Wilson Company, 1942, pp. 101-04.

This work provides a contemporary viewpoint of Boyle.

McAlmon, Robert. Being Geniuses Together, Garden City, 1968.

Boyle's friend, the writer Robert McAlmon, recalls the expatriate scene in Europe during the 1920s. The book includes supplementary chapters by Boyle.

Mellen, Joan, Kay Boyle: Author of Herself, Farrar, Strass and Giroux, 1994.

Mellen provides an in-depth portrait of Boyle as well as her literary endeavors.

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