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Nella Larsen was an important writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance. While she was not prolific her work was powerful and critically acclaimed. Collected here are both of her novels, Passing and Quicksand. Quicksand, was autobiographical in nature and examined a woman's need for sexual fulfilment balanced against respectability and acceptance amid a deeply religious society. The novel is deeply pessimistic and ends as the protagonist is sucked into a life that is at odds with all that she had desired. Passing confronts the reality of racial passing. The novel focuses on two childhood friends Clare and Irene, both of whom are light skinned enough to pass as white, who have reconnected with one another after many years apart. Clare has chosen to pass while Irene has embraced her racial heritage and become an important member of her community. The Novel examines how people pass on many different levels and in many different ways. Some forms of passing are perfectly acceptable while others can lead to disaster.

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ISBN:
9781604599923
Author:
Larsen, Nella
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Subject:
African American - General
Subject:
African American - Urban Life
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
188
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.43 in. .62 lbs.

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