Passing - Kindle edition by Nella Larsen

"Sneaking Around: Idealized Domesticity, Identity Politics, and Games of Friendship in Nella Larsen's Passing." Arizona Quarterly 57.1 (2001): 35-60.

"Rewriting Race and Ethnicity across the Border: Mairuth Sarsfield's No Crystal Stair and Nella Larsen's Quicksand and Passing." Essays on Canadian Writing 74 (2001): 136-66.


Homosexuality – Passing by Nella Larsen

"A Bibliography of Works by and About Nella Larsen." African American Review 26.1 (1992): 183-88.

"Masks of Authenticity: Failed Quests for the People in Quicksand by Nella Larsen and the Silver Dove by Andrei Belyi." Comparatist:Journal of the Southern Comparative Literature Association 32 (2008): 175-92.


Identity in “Passing” – Allison Tetreault

"Building Black: Constructions of Multiple African American Subject Positions in Novels by James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, Nella Larsen and George S.

Passing Characters | GradeSaver

"Shopping to Pass, Passing to Shop: Bodily Self-Fashioning in the Fiction of Nella Larsen." Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women.

An Essay on “Passing” | Meaningless Musings

"The Gold Standard of Racial Identity in Nella Larsen's Quicksand and Passing." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 52.1 (2006): 22-31.

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"Seeing Black Women Anew through Lesbian Desire in Nella Larsen's Passing." Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature 60.1 (2006): 25-52.

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"Paranoid Interpretation, Desire's Nonobject, and Nella Larsen's Passing." PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 119.2 (2004): 282-95.

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by Nella Larsen is a must read for everyone. It takes place during the Harlem Renaissance. Clare and Irene are childhood friends who lose touch when Clare moves away after her father dies. She is sent to live with her white aunts, who decide Clare is to be white. Clare hides her part black identity, and “passes” as a white woman who eventually marries a white racist. Irene lives in Harlem, marries a black doctor, and commits herself to her race. These two women meet later in life and each become fascinated by the other’s life.

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"Miscegenation and 'the Dicta of Race and Class': The Rhinelander Case and Nella Larsen's Passing." MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 36.4 (1990): 523-29.