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Passing

Passing

By: Nella Larsen

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"Absolutely absorbing, fascinating, and indispensable." — Alice Walker
"A work so fine, sensitive, and distinguished that it rises above race categories and becomes that rare object, a good novel." — The Saturday Review of Literature
Married to a successful physician and prominently ensconced in Harlem's vibrant society of the 1920s, Irene Redfield leads a charmed existence-until she is shaken out of it by a chance encounter with a childhood friend who has been "passing for white." An important figure in the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen was the first African-American woman to be awarded a Guggenheim fellowship. Her fictional portraits of women seeking their identities through a fog of racial confusion were informed by her own Danish-West Indian parentage, and Passing offers fascinating psychological insights into issues of race and gender.

Reprint of the Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1929 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486437132
ISBN 139780486437132
Author/EditorNella Larsen
Page Count112
Dimensions5 3/8 x 8 1/2

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