Plum Bun A Novel Without A Moral

Author: Jessie Redmon Fauset
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 1598535757
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Jessie Redmon Fauset’s Plum Bun (1928) is a moving, delicately observed coming-of-age novel––one that brilliantly exemplifies the cultural, social, and creative ferment of the Harlem Renaissance.

Plum Bun

Author: Jessie Redmon Fauset
Publisher: Pandora Press (GB)
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"This novel was Fauset's call to the community to open itself to discussion and criticism and to aggressive intellectual pursuit of knowledge and experience. That call is just as necessary today.

Literature And Racial Ambiguity

Author: Teresa Hubel
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042014183
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As such, it reflects the divisions that run throughout her fictional oeuvre in
generaL In each of her four major novels— There is Confusion (1924); Plum Bun:
A Novel Without a Moral (1929); The Chinaberry Tree (1931); and Comedy,
American Style (1933)— Fauset depicts the ambiguities associated with race in
early- twenrieth-century America through a literary methodology that is itself rife
with ambiguities of other sorts. In her role as novelist, she assumes the position
simultaneously ...

Crossing The Line

Author: Gayle Wald
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822380927
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Racial Passing in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture Gayle Wald. To
Market, to Market To buy a Plum Bun Home again, Home again, Market is done.
—Children's rhyme and epigraph to Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral,
CHAPTER 1 Home Again: Racial Negotiations in Modernist African American
Passing Narratives ...

Virginity Lost

Author: Laura Carpenter
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814772005
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Plum bun: A novel without a moral. Reprint, London: Pandora, 1985. Fine,
Michelle. 1988. Sexuality, schooling and adolescent females: The missing
discourse of desire. Harvard Educational Review 58:29–53. Fleming, Karl, and
Anne Taylor Fleming. 1975. The first time. New York: Simon and Schuster. Foote,
Peter G., and David M. Wilson. 1970. The Viking achievement: A survey of the
society and culture of early medieval Scandinavia. New York: Praeger. Ford,
Kathleen, Woosung ...

The Encyclopedia Of The Novel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111877907X
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However, Alice Walker's rediscovery of Hurston's literary and ethnographic work
launched a new interest in her writing in the 1970s. Today, Hurston is one of the
most frequently read African American novelists, and Their Eyes is routinely
taught in high schools, colleges, and universities. Other novels from this era
include There is Confusion (1924), Plum Bun: A Novel without a Moral (1929),
The Chinaberry Tree: A Novel of American Life (1931), and Comedy, American
Style (1933) by ...

A Jury Of Her Peers

Author: Elaine Showalter
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748111514
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85 Plum Bun: A Novel Without a Moral (1929) contrasted two sisters, the light-
skinned Angela, who passes as white, and the darkskinned Virginia; each
represents a side of Fauset's identity. Through Ginny, she satirized the
intellectual world of the Harlem Renaissance and its male idols. Through the
gifted artist Angela, she showed the subversion of female talent by myths of
romance, domesticity, and racial conformity. Fauset took her provocative title from
the nursery rhyme that also ...