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Passing - Nella Larsen (1929)

Passing was chosen by my second book group (a lovely new feminist group) for our most recent read, we discuss it on Wednesday evening. It was my suggestion – because I already had the book and it seemed it would make a great book for discussion. 663 more words

Quicksand- Nella Larsen

I read this book with a couple of close friends in mind, good friends from high school with mixed parentage who felt confused about, but have now resolved, their place in society. 666 more words

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NELLA LARSEN'S FANTASTIC MOTLEY OF UGLINESS AND BEAUTY: My March column at Bookslut

The story of Nella Larsen’s literary career is one of the great tragedies of American letters. One of the Harlem Renaissance’s most influential and enigmatic writers, she published two novels and several short stories before disappearing into obscurity. 1,245 more words

Nella Larsen - Passing

Confined by race, class and gender in 1920s America

Nella Larsen’s Passing was originally published in 1929, and is a chilling, chilly account of the politics of race, class and gender. 523 more words

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TBR Thursday 49...

The People’s Choice 6…

Dramatic news! The TBR has gone down!! By 2 – to 136…but it’s a start, right?

So…that means I can squeeze in one more book, but which one? 982 more words

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