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Zora Neale Hurston : a literary biography

Author: Robert E Hemenway
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1977.
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Reconstructs the events, relationships, and achievements that marked the life of the black novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist, assessing her important works and commitment to the black folk tradition.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hemenway, Robert E., 1941-
Zora Neale Hurston.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1977
(OCoLC)609012345
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Hemenway
ISBN: 0252006526 9780252006524
OCLC Number: 3072731
Description: xxvi, 371 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Jump at the sun : 1901-25 --
Harlem city --
From the earliest rocking of my cradle --
Do you know any folktales? --
Godmother and Big Sweet : 1927-31 --
"Mule bone" --
The will to adorn --
Plough up some literary --
Crayon enlargements of life --
Voodoo gods and biblical men --
Ambiguities of self, politics of race --
The pots in sorrow's kitchen --
Appendix: A checklist of writings by Zora Neale Hurston.
Responsibility: Robert E. Hemenway ; with a foreword by Alice Walker.

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Reconstructs the events, relationships, and achievements that marked the life of the black novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist, assessing her important works and commitment to the black folk tradition.

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