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Quicksand by Nella Larsen

This was her rest, this intentional isolation for a short while in the evening, this little time in her own attractive room with her own books.

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Rachel Reviews: Quicksand by Nella Larsen

For my American Literature module this semester, I had to read ‘Quicksand’ by Nella Larsen.

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The story details the life of Helga Crane, a mixed race woman born of a white mother and African-American father. 364 more words

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Passing by Nella Larsen

Colour me white…

:D :D :D :D

When Irene accidentally meets her childhood friend Clare in a tea-house in Chicago, she’s not altogether surprised to discover that Clare is ‘passing’ as white. 934 more words

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Zadie Smith's 'Swing Time' & the deferred dream

I work in marketing. I enjoy it, but it’s not exactly what I see myself doing for the rest of my life. In fact, there are often times when I’m stricken, at my desk, with a paralyzing fear that I’ve somehow become one of those people.  1,123 more words

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Books on Race: 'Quicksand' by Nella Larsen

I could not write a series about books on race without writing about a book from that explosion of African American literature, art, music and so much more: the Harlem Renaissance. 626 more words

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BOOK MARATHON: BOOK 4b; PASSING by NELLA LARSEN

BOOK MARATHON: BOOK 4b; PASSING  by NELLA LARSEN

BOOK: Passing

AUTHOR: Nella Larsen

GENRE: Tragedy

eISBN: 978-0-307-43158-5

FIRST PUBLISHED: 1929

PUBLISHER: Alfred A. Knopf

LANGUAGE: … 509 more words

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