Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Nella Larsen


Larsen’s first novel was generally received well by when published. Her indirect take on the  issues important to the African-American community – race, class, sexuality and others social issues – contrasted with the more explicit and obvious stance taken by other Harlem Renaissance writers

Paperback, 192pp
Penguin Books, 2002 (1928)
ISBN 9780141181271