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  • Quicksand & Passingby Nella Larsen

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 5.31

    A writer of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen wrote just two novels, published here, and a handful of short stories. Critically acclaimed, both speak powerfully of the contradictions and restrictions experienced by black women at that time. Quicksand , written in 1928, is an autobiographical novel about Helga Crane, a mixed race woman caught... more...

  • Passingby Nella Larsen

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    Married to a successful physician and prominently ensconced in society, Irene Redfield leads a charmed existence ? until a chance encounter with a childhood friend who has been "passing for white." more...

  • Quicksandby Nella Larsen

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    Brave, bold, and brilliant, Larsen's autobiographical portrait of a biracial woman's quest for self-identity and acceptance offers a cautionary tale of an individual lost between two cultures. more...

  • Quicksand & Passingby Nella Larsen

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 5.31

    A writer of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen wrote just two novels, published here, and a handful of short stories. Critically acclaimed, both speak powerfully of the contradictions and restrictions experienced by black women at that time. Quicksand , written in 1928, is an autobiographical novel about Helga Crane, a mixed race woman caught... more...

  • Quicksand & Passingby Nella Larsen

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    Nella Larsen's novels Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929) document the historical realities of Harlem in the 1920s and shed a bright light on the social world of the black bourgeoisie. The novels' greatest appeal and achievement, however, is not sociological, but psychological. As noted in the editor's comprehensive introduction, Larsen takes the theme... more...

  • Quicksandby Nella Larsen

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    Brave, bold, and brilliant, this ground-breaking first novel is the work of one of the Harlem Renaissance's most influential and enduring writers. Larsen's autobiographical portrait of a biracial woman's quest for self-identity and acceptance offers a cautionary tale of an individual lost between two cultures. more...

  • Passingby Nella Larsen

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    Generally regarded as Nella Larsen's best work, Passing was first published in 1929 but has received a lot of renewed attention because of its close examination of racial and sexual ambiguities. It has achieved canonical status in many American universities. more...

  • The Short Fiction of Nella Larsenby Nella Larsen

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    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 all three of her published short stories; "Freedom," "The Wrong Man," and "Sanctuary." These stories are about love, loss, mistaken identity, and death. more...

  • Passingby Nella Larsen

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Nella Larsen was an important writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance. While she was not prolific her work was powerful and critically acclaimed. 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... more...

  • Passing & Quicksandby Nella Larsen

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    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... more...