Quicksand

Author: Nella Larsen
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486451402
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Hypocrisy and prejudice compel a principled racially mixed teacher to desert a steady job and a socially prominent fiancâe.

Quicksand Passing

Author: Nella Larsen
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ISBN: 9781852421441
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Quicksand (1928) is the first novel to give a voice to the sexual desires of a black woman.

American Women Writers 1900 1945

Author: Laurie Champion
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313309434
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Blackmore, David L. " "That Unreasonable Restless Feeling': The Homosexual
Subtexts of Nella Larsen's Passing." African American Review 26 (1992): 475-84.
Chandler, Karen M. "Nella Larsen's Fatal Polarities: Melodrama and Its Limits in
Quicksand." CLA Journal 42 (1998): 24-47. Christian, Barbara. Black Women
Novelists: The Development of a Tradition, 1892-1976. Westport, CT: Greenwood
, 1980. Clemmen, Yves W. A. "Nella Larsen's Quicksand: A Narrative of
Difference.

The Routledge Introduction To American Women Writers

Author: Wendy Martin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317698568
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... blackness, and cultural expectations about womanhood found in her fiction
stemmed from her personal experience.21 Her writing career was brief but
brilliant: after attending Fisk University, training as a nurse, and working at the
Tuskegee Institute and the New York Public Library, she took a leave of absence
and wrote two acclaimed novels in quick succession, Quicksand (1928) and
Passing (1929), but she never produced anything else. While like many women
writers she was ...

Postcolonial Perspectives On Women Writers From Africa The Caribbean And The Us

Author: Martin Japtok
Publisher: Africa World Press
ISBN: 9781592210688
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"My Picture of You Is, After All, the True Helga Crane": Portraiture and Identity in
Nella Larsen's Quicksand" Signs 20.31 (1995), 575-600. Elkins, Marilyn. "
Expatriate Afro-American Women as Exotics." International Women's Writing:
New Landscapes of Identify. Eds. Anne E. Brown and Marjanne E. Gooze.
Westport: Greenwood P, 1995. 264-73. Dittmar, Linda. "When Privilege is no
Protection: The Woman Artist in Quicksand and The House of Mirth." Writing the
Woman Artist. Essays ...

Crossing The Line

Author: Gayle Wald
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822325154
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Evidence of the rise of racial passing to prominence as an object of academic
study is offered by the recent history of Nella Larsen's Passing (1929), a book
whose reputation had languished prior to its 1986 repub- lication (in a single-
volume edition with Larsen's novella Quicksand) by Rutgers University Press as
part of its American Women Writers series. Quicksand and Passing was
introduced to readers by Deborah McDowell, whose re-reading of Larsen's work
helped to broaden ...

Encyclopedia Of African American Women Writers

Author: Yolanda Williams Page
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313334290
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BIBLIOGRAPHY Works by Nella Larsen The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen:
Passing, Quicksand and the Short Stories, edited by Marita Golden. New York:
Anchor Books, 2003. ''Freedom'' (1926). In The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen:
Passsing, Quicksand and the Stories. Ed. Charles Larson. New York: Anchor,
2001. Passing. New York: Penguin Classics, 1929. Quicksand and Passing (
reprint). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1986. ''Sanctuary'' (1930).
In The ...

Writing African American Women

Author: Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313024626
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Helga finds a job as companion to a wealthy widow and ''race woman'' who takes
her to New York, but she is put off by the attitudes of black Harlemites toward
whites and those who associate with them. Overwhelmed by a jazz party scene at
a ... Black feminist criticism has restored Quicksand to the canon of African
American women's writing. Some critics have viewed the ... See also Harlem
Renaissance; Passing; Passing Works About Carby, Hazel. Reconstructing
Womanhood: The ...

Illuminating Letters

Author: Paul C. Gutjahr
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558497627
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Appearing during the 1970s and early 1980s in such venues as Black American
Literature Forum and Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, this criticism
emerged as part of a larger black feminist/womanist project to recover and assert
... 15 Around 1986, however, the critical road to Larsen's work got smoother when
, as part of its growing American Women Writers series, Rutgers University Press
published Passing in a one-volume omnibus with Quicksand, Larsen's first novel
 ...

Writing African American Women K Z

Author: Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331985
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Helga finds a job as companion to a wealthy widow and "race woman" who takes
her to New York, but she is put off by the attitudes of black Harlemites toward
whites and those who associate with them. Overwhelmed by a jazz party scene at
a ... Black feminist criticism has restored Quicksand to the canon of African
American women's writing. Some critics have viewed the ... See also Harlem
Renaissance; Passing; Passing Works About Carby, Hazel. Reconstructing
Womanhood: The ...