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Surviving the Crossing
(Im)migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen

ISBN 9781138799059
Published August 12, 2014 by Routledge
248 Pages

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A Sense of Selves  2. "The Peculiar Combination of Elements Long Familiar": Willa Cather  3. Fiction Was Another Way of Telling the Truth: Gertrude Stein  4. The Mixedness of Things: Nella Larsen  5. Conclusion: Other Countries, Other Romances  Bibliography

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Jessica Rabin is Associate Professor of English at Anne Arundel Community College. Her teaching and research interests include modernism, ethnic American literature, and women's studies.


"[Rabin's] study is ultimately worthy of praise; it aptly points the way toward new forms of scholarship that attempt to push on the boundaries of identity-based literary categorization." -- Matthew Lavin, University of Iowa, Western American Literature

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