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tragic mulatta | tragic mulatta

kirsten-imani-kasai's picture
Feb.26.2011
In my twenties, I actively explored the myth of the tragic mulatta, read Nella Larsen's novels 'Passing’ and ‘Quicksand,’ William Wells Brown's ‘Clotel’ and Fannie Hurst's famous ‘Imitation of Life.” The experience left me wondering, was I meant to be an unhappy accessory, weighed down by...