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I personally found it a bit harder to follow at times and sometimes had to revisit passages to really understand what was being said.
I finished the book with the distinct feeling that writing this book had wrung every drop from its author, That it cost her dearly to speak from her heart, for this story has the aura of the confessional about it.
LibriVox recording of Quicksand by Nella Larsen. Quicksand is a 1928 novel by Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance. For more free audio books, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit LibriVox. M4B Audiobook (139MB). Read by Elizabeth Klett. It focuses on Helga Crane, a mixed-race woman who is a schoolteacher in the American south. As the novel opens, she suddenly decides to give up her teaching position and go north, back to her roots in Chicago.
Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen, born Nellie Walker (April 13, 1891 – March 30, 1964), was an American novelist of the Harlem Renaissance
Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen, born Nellie Walker (April 13, 1891 – March 30, 1964), was an American novelist of the Harlem Renaissance. Working as a nurse and a librarian, she published two novels, Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929), and a few short stories. Though her literary output was scant, she earned recognition by her contemporaries. A revival of interest in her writing has occurred since the late 20th century, when issues of racial and sexual identity have been studied
Quicksand and Passing book. Nella Larsen's novels Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929) document the historical realities of Harlem in the 1920s and shed a bright light on the social world of the black bourgeoisie.
Quicksand and Passing book. Quicksand and Passing are novels I will never forget. The novels' greatest appeal and achievement, however, is not sociological, but psychological.
Read Quicksand, by Nella Larsen online on Bookmate – Helga's mother is white, and her father is black-and absent. Ostracized throughout her lonely childhood for her dark skin, Helga spends her adul. Everywhere she goes - the American South, Harlem, even Denmark-she feels oppressed. Socially, economically, and psychologically, Helga struggles against the "quicksand" of classism, racism, and sexism. One of the most acclaimed and influential writers of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen published her powerful first novel in 1928.
Quicksasnd The Relationship between Colour and Identity in the Literature of Nella Larsen and Richard Wright - Quicksand. 0Pages: 9year: 16/17. 0. Quicksand Book Summary - Pragmatism. 0Pages: 1year: 16/17.
A writer of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen wrote just two novels, published here, and a handful of short stories
A writer of the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen wrote just two novels, published here, and a handful of short stories. Critically acclaimed, both speak powerfully of the contradictions and restrictions experienced by black women at that time. Quicksand, written in 1928, is an autobiographical novel about Helga Crane, a mixed race woman caught between fulfilling her desires and gaining respectability in her middle class neighbourhood. Written a year later, Passing tells the story of two childhood friends, Clare and Irene, both light skinned enough to pass as white.
Nella Larsen’s heroines are emotional nomads, women whose intelligence . Quicksand is the story of an educated black woman’s inability to find her niche in the contemporary world.
Nella Larsen’s heroines are emotional nomads, women whose intelligence and genius for rebellion make them ill suited for the proscribed existence ordained by whites for blacks in 1920s and ’30s segregated America. No tragic mulattoes here. For those two articles, she used the byline Nella Larsen Imes, and she stated in the introductory remarks to each piece that she had spent her childhood days in Denmark.
Author: Nella Larsen
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Publisher: Praeger (June 11, 1970)
Pages: 312 pages
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