The Historian's Passing: Reading Nella Larsen's Classic Novel as Social and Cultural History

by
Lynn Dominaeditor

Lynn Domina serves as head of the English Department at Northern Michigan University. She has earned degrees from Michigan State University, The University of Alabama, Stony Brook University, and the Earlham School of Religion.

The Historian's Passing: Reading Nella Larsen's Classic Novel as Social and Cultural History

20181031

Praeger

Pages 160
Topics American History

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The Historian's Passing: Reading Nella Larsen's Classic Novel as Social and Cultural History

Contributors: Domina, Lynn;
Abstract:

This meticulously annotated edition of Nella Larsen's novel Passing contextualizes the novel's many historical and cultural references and introduces readers to a central theme: crossing the color line in the hopes of living a more privileged life.


• Clarifies historical and cultural references in Nella Larsen's Passing

• Includes annotations for material on nearly every page of Passing

• Thoroughly analyzes the context of the early 20th century United States

• Discusses shifts in American definitions of race over the last hundred years

Editor(s): Domina, Lynn;
SortTitle: historian's passing: reading nella larsen's classic novel as social and cultural history
Keyword(s): American History
Author Info:
Lynn Dominaeditor

Lynn Domina serves as head of the English Department at Northern Michigan University. She has earned degrees from Michigan State University, The University of Alabama, Stony Brook University, and the Earlham School of Religion.

eISBN-13: 9781440857119
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440857102
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 160
Publication Date: 20181031
Series: The Historian's Annotated Classics