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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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TBR Thursday 98...

Episode 98…

The TBR continues to hover in roughly the same position – this week, up 1 to 178. But I’m sure it’s going to start dropping dramatically any time now… I feel it in my bones… 697 more words

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Pass this around

Crossroads by Nella Larsen

It’s called passing
whitestraightfemalemale
To blend in
Living life as not the other
But living life just
To pass through
Get safety from egg to sperm… 112 more words