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The politics of color in the fiction of Jessie Fauset and Nella Larsen

Author: Jacquelyn Y McLendon
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jessie Fauset's and Nella Larsen's novels raise important questions about gender and race. This book looks at Fauset's "Plum Bun" and "Comedy: American Style" and Larsen's "Quicksand" and "Passing",  Read more...

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Named Person: Jessie Redmon Fauset; Nella Larsen; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Nella Larsen; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Nella Larsen; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Nella Larsen; Jessie Redmon Fauset; Nella Larsen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacquelyn Y McLendon
ISBN: 0813915538 9780813915531
OCLC Number: 31605545
Description: x, 142 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : "Is there a [Black] text in this woman?" --
2. The myth of the mulatto psyche : tradition and the tale of the tragic mulatto --
3. A "bad" fairy tale : ironic inversion in Plum bun --
4. "My poor unwhite thing" : color mania in Comedy : American style --
5. Social nightmare in Quicksand --
6. (Re) Shaping content in Passing; or, This text text which is not one.
Responsibility: Jacquelyn Y. McLendon.

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