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Quicksand & Passing

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A writer of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen wrote just two novels, published here, and a handful of short stories. Critically acclaimed, both ... Show synopsis

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  • Quicksand: AND Passing (Serpent's Tail) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by Nella Larsen

    Quicksand: AND Passing

    Trade paperback, Serpent's Tail
    2001
    English
    256 pages

    ISBN: 1852427450
    ISBN-13: 9781852427450

    "Quicksand" (1928) is the first novel to give a voice to the sexual desires of a black woman. Helga Crane, the book's protagonist, is trapped in the conflict between an active and a passive sexual behaviour, between sexual fufilment and middle-class respectability. Conflicts of race and sex even a religious conversion cannot resolve. "Passing", written a year later, is overtly about black people who pass for white, but in a veiled way it also is the desire of one woman for another - a new and daring theme for the writing of ... Show more

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