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Author Larsen, Nella.

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

Publication Info. Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications Inc., 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC LARSEN,N    Available
Edition Dover ed.
Description v, 125 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Dover books on literature and drama
Dover books on literature and drama.
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 Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "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/Form Bildungsromans.
Added Author Rogers, T. N. R.
Other Form: Larsen, Nella. Quicksand. New York ; London : A.A. Knopf, 1928 (DLC) 28009740 (OCoLC)7332881
ISBN 0486451402

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