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Quicksand / Nella Larsen ; [new introduction by T.N.R. Rogers].

Larsen, Nella. (Author). Rogers, T. N. R. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Dover books on literature and drama.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main F LARSEN nella Quicksand (Text) 840191002969183 Adult Fiction - Main Level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0486451402
  • ISBN: 9780486451404
  • Physical Description: v, 125 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Dover ed.
  • Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications Inc., 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An unabridged republication of the work originally published by ... Knopf, New York, in 1928. We have provided a new introduction specifically for this edition."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Helga's mother is white, and her father is black--and absent. Ostracized throughout her lonely childhood for her dark skin, Helga spends her adult life seeking acceptance. Everywhere she goes--the American South, Harlem, even Demark--she feels oppressed. Socially, economically, and psychologically, Helga struggles against the "quicksand" of classism, racism, and sexism"--Back cover.
Subject: Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
African American women > Fiction.
Racially mixed people > Fiction.
Danish American women > Fiction.
Copenhagen (Denmark) > Fiction.
Young women > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

Series Information

Dover books on literature and drama.

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