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A celebrated and prolific writer, Zora Neale Hurston is considered a pre-eminent author of 20th-century African-American literature and one of the most important figures to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance.
In the summer of 1927, the young Zora Neale Hurston, then a graduate student in anthropology at Columbia University, was sent to Alabama by her professor, Franz Boas, to interview an elderly man who had been brought from Africa as a slave (Boyd 154).
Credited with being the first feminist novel in the Afro-American tradition, Their Eyes Were Watching God has given birth to the most influential women in black literature: Janie Crawford and Zora Neale Hurston.
Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston is an interactive, multimedia book put together by Hurston's niece Lucy Hurston and the Zora Neale Hurston Trust.
I have always imagined and imaged the words of Zora Neale Hurston in my photography.
Leading the way this year is the remarkable SPEAK, SO YOU CAN SPEAK AGAIN: THE LIFE OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON (Doubleday, $29.
Brother to Brother navigates these waters by focusing on Nugent, Thurman, Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston in 1926 as they brainstorm together on Fire
But given the artist's near-total compulsion to speak using the voice of others (he's previously appropriated American slave narratives, the words of James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Muhammad Ali, Richard Pryor, and newspaper photos of the Million Man March), this decision carries significant weight.
Disposal did not cross my mind when contemplating the cover of this latest book, Wrapped in Rainbows, the new biography of Zora Neale Hurston.
Other than that, the quaint, little town, nestled between an expressway and the city of Maitland, is a town no one might have even noticed except for the efforts of two women: Zora Neale Hurston, an anthropologist and writer, and Dr.
Finally, the book uses William Faulkner's Sanctuary and Zora Neale Hurston 's Their Eyes Were Watching God to explore critiques of Southern society's attempts to "control the labor and leisure of Southern women in the 1920s and 1930s," (307).