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Two Classic American Novels About the Madness and Beauty of Race

Two Classic American Novels About the Madness and Beauty of Race

Two influential, if woefully under-read, American classics — George S. Schuyler’s “Black No More” (1931) and Nella Larsen’s “Passing” (1929) — have been reissued in handsome new editions in time for Black History Month. This is excellent news for readers, but I imagine the authors, both famously ambivalent about causes …

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