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By Nella Larsen

ISBN-10: 1101157208

ISBN-13: 9781101157206

Born to a white mom and an absent black father, and despised for her darkish epidermis, Helga Crane has lengthy needed to fend for herself. As a tender lady, Helga teaches at an all-black university within the South, yet even right here she feels diverse. relocating to Harlem and finally to Denmark, she makes an attempt to carve out a snug existence and position for herself, yet finally ends up again the place she all started, settling on emotional freedom that quick interprets right into a slim lifestyles.

Quicksand, Nella Larsen's strong first novel, has exciting autobiographical parallels and while invokes the overseas size of African American tradition of the Nineteen Twenties. It additionally evocatively portrays the racial and gender regulations which could mark a life.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more advantageous via introductions and notes by means of special students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Born to a white mom and an absent black father, and despised for her darkish pores and skin, Helga Crane has lengthy needed to fend for herself. As a tender girl, Helga teaches at an all-black institution within the South, yet even right here she feels varied. relocating to Harlem and at last to Denmark, she makes an attempt to carve out a snug existence and position for herself, yet finally ends up again the place she begun, settling on emotional freedom that speedy interprets right into a slender lifestyles.

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