Up next on the Countess Grey Book Club is Passing, by Nella Larsen.
This thriller follows light-skinned African American women as they navigate racist America. 18 more words
The author of this essay, Beautiful White Girlhood, takes Nella Larson’s Passing and F. Scott Ftizgergerld’s The Great Gatsby and uses them both to debate from a published article in 1927 called “Should Negro be encouraged to cultural equality?” This article mentioned: 736 more words
Today I was reading Nella Larsen’s novella Passing when a particular passage jumped out at me:
“That strange, and to her fantastic, notion of Brian’s of going off to Brazil which, though unmentioned, yet lived within him; how it frightened her, and – yes, angered her!…. 856 more words