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Go gator and muddy the water : writings

Author: Zora Neale Hurston; Pamela Bordelon
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories on the manners and mores of African-Americans in 1930s Florida. They were written when the author was employed by the federal government to transcribe the oral history and to collect data on the customs of black people. At the time, few of her stories made it into print.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zora Neale Hurston; Pamela Bordelon
ISBN: 0393046958 9780393046953 0393318133 9780393318135
OCLC Number: 39523099
Description: xvi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Zora Neale Hurston: A Biographical Essay --
Proposed Recording Expedition into the Floridas --
Go Gator and Muddy the Water --
Other Negro Folklore Influences --
The Sanctified Church --
New Children's Games --
Negro Mythical Places. Diddy-Wah-Diddy. Zor. Beluthahatchee. Heaven. West Hell --
Other Florida Guidebook Folktales. Jack and the Beanstalk. How the Florida Land Turtle Got Its Name. Uncle Monday. Roy Makes a Car --
Two Towns. Eatonville When You Look at It. Goldsborough --
Turpentine --
The Citrus Industry --
Art and Such --
The Ocoee Riot --
The Fire Dance --
The Jacksonville Recordings.
Responsibility: by Zora Neale Hurston from the Federal Writers' Project ; edited and with a biographical essay by Pamela Bordelon.
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A wonderful discovery of folklore writings-many previously unpublished-by Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God.  Read more...

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