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The Resource Passing, Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Thadious M. Davis

Passing, Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Thadious M. Davis

Label
Passing
Title
Passing
Statement of responsibility
Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Thadious M. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two light-skinned African American women try to pass for white to escape racism, and Clare Kendry cuts her ties to the past and to Irene Redfield, ignoring the fact that racism exists. -- Novelist
Member of
Summary
First published in 1929, Passing is a remarkable exploration of the shifting racial and sexual boundaries in America. Larsen, a premier writer of the Harlem Renaissance, captures the rewards and dangers faced by two negro women who pass for white in a deeply segregated world
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121648
Cataloging source
ABJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larsen, Nella
Dewey number
813.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Race relations
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • African American women
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Race relations
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
Passing, Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Thadious M. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in the U.S.A. by Alfred A. Knopf, 1929
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51748443
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 122 pages
Isbn
9780142437278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51748443
Label
Passing, Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Thadious M. Davis
Publication
Note
Originally published in the U.S.A. by Alfred A. Knopf, 1929
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm51748443
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 122 pages
Isbn
9780142437278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51748443

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