Charlie Chan & Race…

I’ve actually read all of those Charlie Chan novels. I want to write about race/racism in them, but I need to sit down and organize my thoughts about that. There’s so many different components: the anti-Japanese sentiment, racism as a tell-tale sign of class, the way Charlie Chan is treated by his friends, etc. Let’s not even get into how the  native Hawaiians are depicted.

In the meantime, I’m going to try to grab a copy of this:

Published by Tawanna

Sometimes writer, most times editor. Lover of mysteries and 70s/80s horror movies. Author of The Next Girl (short story collection) and The Closet Case (mystery).

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