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Nella Larsen, novelist of the Harlem Renaissance : a woman's life unveiled / Thadious M. Davis.

Author/Creator:
Davis, Thadious M., 1944-
Publication:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, [5], 492 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Larsen, Nella.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
African American novelists -- Biography.
African Americans in literature.
Harlem Renaissance.
African American librarians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Minority librarians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States Louisiana Baton Rouge.
Contents:
Preface: The Search for Nella Larsen
Introduction: The Mystery of Nella Larsen
I. A Woman's Life and Place, 1891-1919. Beginning in Chicago, 1891-1907; Coming Forth into Unknown Regions, 1907-1912; Training in New Yor, 1912-1915; Sojourning in the South, 1915-1916; Finding a Home, 1916-1919
II. A New Negro's Apprenticeship, 1920-1927. Working for an Education, 1920-1923; Becoming a Writer, 1923-1926; Moving to the Renaissance, 1926-1927
III. A Novelist's Achievement, 1927-1930. Arriving with Quicksand, 1927-1928; Succeeding with Passing, 1928-1929; Catching a "Flying Gimpose of the Panorama," 1929-1930
IV. A Woman's Harvest, 1930-1964. Struggling Against Drought, 1930-1932; Sowing Dreams, 1933-1941; Resting on Headlands, 1941-1964
Conclusion: The Meaning of Nella Larsen.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy is "First printing".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0807118664 (alk. paper) :
OCLC:
28709584
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