Sources for Further Study
Adelman, Irving, and Rita Dworkin. The Contemporary Novel: A Checklist of Critical Literature on the British and American Novel Since 1945, 1972.
Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. New York: Doubleday, 2004. Provides historical information regarding the Catholic Church’s missionary efforts in China.
Cassis, A. F. The Twentieth Century English Novel: An Annotated Bibliography of General Criticism, 1977.
Dease, Alice. Bluegowns: A Golden Treasury of Tales of the China Missions. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Catholic Foreign Mission Society America, 1927. Covers the Catholic missions in China during 1900-1926, the time in which The Keys of the Kingdom is set. Based on vivid and inspirational personal accounts and illustrated with thirty-two photographs.
Salwalk, David. A. J. Cronin. Boston: Twayne, 1985. Criticism and interpretation of Cronin’s major works. Includes a six-page bibliography.
Salwak, Dale. A. J. Cronin: A Reference Guide, 1982.
Temple, Ruth Z., and Martin Tucker. Twentieth Century British Literature: A Reference Guide and Bibliography, 1968.