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Zora Neale Hurston : a biography of the spirit

Author: Deborah G Plant
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
Series: Women writers of color.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and achievements of Zora Neale Hurston, discussing how she dealt with ill health and funded her projects and exploring her relationships with family members and friends, her influence during the Harlem Renaissance, and more.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plant, Deborah G., 1956-
Zora Neale Hurston.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)608165161
Online version:
Plant, Deborah G., 1956-
Zora Neale Hurston.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)609307538
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah G Plant
ISBN: 9780275987510 0275987515
OCLC Number: 136781872
Description: xiii, 241 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Joanne M. Braxton --
Introduction --
The essence of things --
The pathless path --
"A genius of the South" : an American genius --
"Coming out more than conquer" : spirituality, empowerment, freedom, and peace --
Who was Herod and what made him great? --
Ancestral spirit --
Conclusion : Sankofa.
Series Title: Women writers of color.
Responsibility: Deborah G. Plant.
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Zora Neale Hurston is regarded as an integral part of the Harlem Renaissance and an important and influential African American writer. This biography takes into account the whole woman, the writer,  Read more...

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"A biography of writer Zora Neale Hurston, this volume focuses on her spirituality as a driving force and how it was reflected in her academic career, fiction and nonfiction, sociopolitical activity, Read more...

 
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