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Author: Nella Larsen; T N R Rogers
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications Inc., 2006. ©2006
Series: Dover books on literature and drama.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Dover edView all editions and formats
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"Helga's mother is white, and her father is black--and absent. Ostracized throughout her lonely childhood for her dark skin, Helga spends her adult life seeking acceptance. Everywhere she goes--the American South, Harlem, even Demark--she feels oppressed. Socially, economically, and psychologically, Helga struggles against the "quicksand" of classism, racism, and sexism"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Larsen, Nella.
Quicksand.
New York ; London : A.A. Knopf, 1928
(DLC) 28009740
(OCoLC)7332881
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nella Larsen; T N R Rogers
ISBN: 0486451402 9780486451404
OCLC Number: 72867431
Notes: "An unabridged republication of the work originally published by ... Knopf, New York, in 1928. We have provided a new introduction specifically for this edition."--Title page verso.
Description: v, 125 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Dover books on literature and drama.
Responsibility: Nella Larsen ; [new introduction by T.N.R. Rogers].

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"Helga's mother is white, and her father is black--and absent. Ostracized throughout her lonely childhood for her dark skin, Helga spends her adult life seeking acceptance. Everywhere she goes--the American South, Harlem, even Demark--she feels oppressed. Socially, economically, and psychologically, Helga struggles against the "quicksand" of classism, racism, and sexism"--Back cover.

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