In Scholarly Journals and Literature

Note: this is a selective list that excludes articles in languages other than English. Articles relating to a specific piece of work by Bates are not listed here but in the relevant entry in the Library. (Last updated September 2013 and November 2021)

Allen, Walter. The Short Story in English, (New York: Oxford University Press, 1981, pp. 260-64).

Baldwin, Dean R. H.E. Bates: A Literary Life. (Selinsgrove: Susquehanna University Press, 1987. 267 pp). Often referenced in Library articles, an online version of this book is available in "preview" and "search" mode.

Baldwin, Dean R. 'Atmosphere in the Stories of H.E. Bates.' (Studies in Short Fiction, Summer 1984, pp. 215-22).

Baldwin, Dean R. 'H.E. Bates' (in Critical Survey of Long Fiction, La Canada, CA: Salem Press, 1983, pp. 178-86).

Baldwin, Dean R. 'H.E. Bates: The Poacher' (in Recharting the Thirties, 1996, p. 303).

Baldwin, Dean R. 'H.E. Bates's Festive Comedies' (West Virginia University Philological Papers, 19, 1983, pp. 77-83).

Baldwin, Dean R. 'Uncle Silas: H.E. Bates's Romantic Individualist' (West Virginia Philological Papers, 28, 1982, pp. 132-139).

Beachcroft, T. O. The Modest Art, A Survey of the Short Story in English (London: Oxford University Press, 1968, pp. 185-188).

Bolitho, Hector. 'A Note on Bernard Shaw and H.E. Bates' (Texas Quarterly, 11, 1968, pp. 100-112).

Cavaliero, Glen. 'The Enduring Land: H.E. Bates' (in The Rural Tradition in the English Novel, London: Macmillan, 1977, pp. 196-200).

Chandran, K. Narayana. 'T. S. Eliot's Literary Adoption: 'Animula' and 'The Child' of H. E. Bates' (English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature, vol. 88, no. 4, August 2007, pp. 418-424).

Doyle, H.M. 'The Engineers from Hell' (in Australian Folklore July 1995, pp. 156-159).

Eads, Peter. H.E. Bates, A Bibliographical Study. (Winchester, Hampshire: St Paul's Bibliographies; Detroit: Omnigraphics, 1990. 224 pp.) A few errors have been discovered; the corrections (not including minor errors of citation) should be noted.

Elbir, Belgin. 'H. E. Bates' in 'The Mower'' (Çeviribilim ve Uygulamaları Dergisi/Journal of Translation Studies/Revue de Traduction et d'Interprétation, vol. 11, 2001, pp. 15-24).

Ervin, Jean. 'H.E. Bates, 1905-1974' (University of Minnesota Libraries, 1972, 39 pp. monograph).

Evenson, Brian. 'H. E. Bates' (in British Novelists between the Wars, Detroit: Gale, 1998, pp. 10-17).

Gindin, James. 'A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates' (in The English Short Story, 1945-1980, Boston: Twayne, 1985, pp. 113-41).

Head, Dominic. 'H. E. Bates, Regionalism, and Late Modernism' (in The Legacies of Modernism: Historicising Postwar and Contemporary Fiction Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 40-52).

Head, Dominic. 'Writing against the nostalgic grain: H. E. Bates in the 1950s' (Literature and History 19:1, 2010, pp. 4-15).

Hughes, Douglas A. 'The Eclipsing of V.S. Pritchett and H.E. Bates: A Representative Case of Critical Myopia' (in Studies in Short Fiction, Fall 1982, pp. iii-v).

Jazim, Fawaz Abdulhafiz and Al-Qubati, Lamia Tawfik.'The objectification of women in H.E. Bates' short fiction' (in Journal of Critical Reviews, Vol 7, Issue 19, 2020).

Kowalewski, Tomasz. 'Representations of rural myth in postmodernism: the Larkin family series and Waterland' (in Acta Universitatis Nicolai Copernici: English Studies 9, 1999, pp. 69-84).

Lovering, J. P. 'H. E. Bates' (in British Short-Fiction Writers, 1915-1945, Detroit: Thomson Gale, 1996, pp. 10-21).

Machlis, Paul. 'H.E. Bates - An Appreciation' (2012)

Maiti, Abhik. The Psychology of Suffering: A Critical evaluation of H.E. Bates's short stories with special reference to ‘The Ox (in International Journal of Recent Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Oct-Dec 2016, pp. 1-5).

Mathkari, Muktaja V. A feminist perspective in the selected novels of H. E. Bates. (Savitribai Phule Pune University Libraries, Ph.D dissertation, 1998)

Salminen, Lea. Oh, to Be a Man: Women, Sexuality, and Male Fantasy in H. E. Bates’ Larkin Novels (Tampere University Libraries, MA Thesis, 2015)

Snell, Keith. 'Go with the stream: H.E. Bates and social change in Northamptonshire and Kent', ALSo: Yearbook of the Alliance of Literary Societies, 3 (2010).

Snell, Keith. 'From H. E. Bates’s Cobbled Gloom to the Darling Buds of May'. (in Spirits of Community: English Senses of Belonging and Loss, 1750–2000, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016, pp. 213–240).

Vannatta, Dennis. H.E. Bates. (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1983. [Twayne's English Authors Series]. 147 pp).