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Zora Neale Hurston


 (hûr′stən), Zora Neale 1891-1960.
American writer and folklorist whose novels, including Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), and nonfiction writings give detailed accounts of African-American life in the South.


(ˈhɜr stən)
Zora Neale, 1901–60, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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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.
This lesson plan for grades 9-12 focuses on the way Hurston incorporates, adapts, transforms, and comments on black folklife in "Their Eyes Were Watching God.
However, as scholars and her most dedicated readers know, Hurston was a shape- shifting, protean writer, who produced three other novels, many short stories and plays, and an impressive number of essays and reviews.
The life and work of Zora Neale Hurston will be brought to life on stage by actor Kim Brockington at the Elgin Community College Arts Center on Thursday, Feb.
His topic: the Harlem renaissance novelist, playwright, and cultural anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston.
Hurston will serve as a key driver for MCC's Institute for Community Engagement and Outreach, which engages in partnerships with the 15 communities surrounding its campus and beyond.
Hurston, in her autobiography, Dust Tracks on a Road, writes that "no matter where two sets of people come together, there are bound to be some in-betweens" (171), and this is the space critic Naomi Pabst refers to as the site in which Hurston explores "her own simultaneous blackness and mixedness" (182).
com)-- While covering the murder trial, Hurston recalled her work in the timber camps of North Florida, where she had discovered the practice of “paramour rights.
8 ( ANI ): Google is celebrating the 123rd birth anniversary of African-American author Zora Neale Hurston with its latest doodle for the US users.
They also analyze the relationship between her writing and womanism, adaptations for children in historical novels for young readers, her work in relation to other Harlem Renaissance writers like Langston Hughes, its critical reception, and the financial support Hurston received from Charlotte Osgood Mason.
Hurston was an African-American novelist and folklorist with a deep appreciation for the artistic traditions of her people and an ardent belief in the instinctive creative power of every human being.