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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Krumholtz Abstract This essay explores how novelists of the Harlem Renaissance deploy small talk to disrupt racial identification. Nella Larsen's Passing (1929) serves as a case study showing that small talk magnifies a strange intimacy between passing narratives and etiquette manuals...
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Novel (2004) 37 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 November 2004
... nativist in their implicit ideology-at the moment they seem to be proclaiming the impossibility of immigrants such as themselves being assimilated to America. I wish that a review of this length could dwell more on the detailed close readings that underpin Esteve's account of Nella Larsen...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 May 1999
... that the gaps and elisions of Ida offer more genuine insight into the dynamics of race and power relations, she resituates Stein through her recursive read- ing not as the modernist point of origin but as the inheritor of a literature of "passing" emerging from writers such as Jessie Fauset and Nella...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 519–522.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in this trilogy of books. Chapters in Female Complaint and Queen of America include a fantastic and phantasma- gorical exploration of sexuality and race in Nella Larsen’s powerful novel Passing, as well as the definitive reading of Lisa Simpson’s role in the TV sitcom The Simpsons. What has happened...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 424–442.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and Consumer Capitalism in Rhys, Woolf, Stein, and Nella Larsen . New York: Routledge, 2009 . Keynes , John Maynard . The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money . 1936. New York: Harcourt, 1964 . Kumar , Krishan . The Making of English National Identity . Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Nella Larsen and Virginia Woolf inhabit and question the liberty narrative while never quite escaping it. In Quicksand, Larsen "unveils" the way in which Helga's quest for freedom is a "paradoxically racialized will" (396), as well as how the seemingly most compelling an- swer...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Charles Chesnutt’sThe Marrow of Tradition (1901), James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-colored Man (1912), Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928), and George Schuyler’s Black No More (1931) are among the works that robustly track the limitations of the ideologies mobilized to sanc- tion...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 November 2017
... series ( 1988 ), African American women published more novels and other works of fiction between 1890 and 1910 than black men had published in the preceding half century (xvi). The 1920s and 1930s had been a similarly productive time for black female novelists like Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the enthusiastic recognition of Three Lives by Richard Wright, Nella Larsen, and Carl Van Vechten?' We can conclude that Melanctha Herbert is a misguided, confused, and socially or naturally determined woman, who concludes her pathetic life in "a home for poor consumptives," where she "stayed until...