“Working Like a Colored Person”: Race, Service, and Identity in Nella Larsen's Passing

@article{Wilson2013WorkingLA,
  title={“Working Like a Colored Person”: Race, Service, and Identity in Nella Larsen's Passing},
  author={Mary Elizabeth Wilson},
  journal={Women's Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={1009 - 979}
}
  • M. Wilson
  • Published 30 October 2013
  • History
  • Women's Studies
[T]hese descendants of barbarians and wild Afric tribes are docile, gentle, affectionate, grateful, submissive, and faithful! In a word, they possess every quality that should constitute a good ser... 
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