Nella Larsen, Novelist of the Harlem Renaissance: A Woman's Life Unveiled

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LSU Press, May 1, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 496 pages
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Larsen (1891-1964), a major figure of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote two short novels, Quicksand (1928) and Passing (1929). In 1930, she was accused of plagiarizing her short story "Sanctuary.'' She ... Read full review

Contents

Beginning in Chicago 18911907
21
Going Forth into Unknown Regions 19071912
51
Training in New York 19121915
70
Sojourning in the South 19151916
89
Finding a Home 19161919
111
Working for an Education 19201923
137
Becoming a Writer 1923 1926
154
Moving to the Renaissance 19261927
198
Succeeding with Passing 19281929
287
Catching a Flying Glimpse of the Panorama
355
Struggling Against Drought 19301932
367
Sowing Dreams 19331941
398
Resting on Headlands 1941 1964
441
The Meaning ofNella Larsen I
456
Book Reviews of Quicksand
467
Copyright

Arriving with Quicksand 19271928
239

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Thadious M. Davis is Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

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