English novelists Essay Topics

Novelist of the Harlem Renaissance

In Nella Larsen’s Passing, racial identity and “passing,” or traversing the color line, have multiple configurations. Clare Kendry is the character who seems to saunter undisturbed back and forth across the color line. Irene Redfield wants to maintain a strict perimeter around her life, a perimeter far from the ambiguity of the color line. Their… View Article

What books to read

1. Blind Man With a Pistol – Chester Hines 2. The French Lieutenant’s Woman – John Fowles 3. The Green Man – Kingsley Amis 4. Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth 5. Ada – Vladimir Nabokov 6. Them – Joyce Carol Oates 7. A Void/Avoid – Georges Perec 8. Eva Trout – Elizabeth Bowen 9. Myra… View Article