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Passing & Quicksand

Author: Nella Larsen
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Dancing Unicorn Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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'. '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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Larsen, Nella.
Passing & Quicksand.
Lanham : Dancing Unicorn Books, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nella Larsen
ISBN: 9781515413127 1515413128
OCLC Number: 965779556
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Other Titles: Passing and Quicksand
Responsibility: Nella Larsen.

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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'. '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.

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