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Zora Neale Hurston : a biography of the spirit

Author: Deborah G Plant
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
Series: Women writers of color.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plant, Deborah G., 1956-
Zora Neale Hurston.
Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2007
(DLC) 2007021467
(OCoLC)136781872
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah G Plant
ISBN: 9780313051333 031305133X
OCLC Number: 191852836
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 241 p., [6] p. of plates) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Series foreword / Joanne M. Braxton --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. The essence of things --
2. The pathless path --
3. "A genius of the South" : an American genius --
4. "Coming out more than conquer" : spirituality, empowerment, freedom, and peace --
5. Who was Herod and what made him great? --
6. Ancestral spirit --
Conclusion : Sankofa --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
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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