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Passing (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents Nella Larsen

Passing (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

Nella Larsen

Published October 5th 2014
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95 pages
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Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote two brilliant novels that interrogated issues of gender and race. In Passing, her second novel published in 1929, she examines the troubled friendship between two mixed-race women who can passMoreNella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote two brilliant novels that interrogated issues of gender and race. In Passing, her second novel published in 1929, she examines the troubled friendship between two mixed-race women who can pass as white. One, Irene Redfield, marries a black man and lives in Harlem, while the other, Clare Kendry, marries a bigoted white man. Clare re-enters Irenes life after an absence of many years, and stirs up painful questions about identity. (Elizabeth Klett)