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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.
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(ˈhɜr stən)
Zora Neale, 1901–60, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Zora Neale Hurston's 1928 article "How It Feels to Be Colored Me" and Virginia Woolf s 1929 extended essay "A Room of One's Own" were published within a year and a half of one another.
With these words, Cudjo Lewis--ne Oluale Kossula--explains his child-rearing philosophy to an upstart anthropologist named Zora Neale Hurston in 1927.
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an anthropologist, as well as a novelist.
This book explores how in 1948, false accusations of child molestation all but erased the reputation and career of novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) had worked for decades to build.
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.
Lucy Hurston, department chair of sociology at Manchester Community College (N.H.) has been named the 2017- 2018 faculty fellow for community engagement.
IN 1973, ALICE WALKER SET OUT TO DISCOVER AND MARK THE GRAVE OF the African American writer and anthropologist who had inspired her, Zora Neale Hurston. In 1975, she published an essay called "Looking for Zora," concerned that without such attention, Hurston "would slip back into obscurity" ("Alice Walker").
Lutz, FL, November 11, 2014 --( 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.” This unwritten law of the antebellum South allowed a white man to take a “colored” woman as his concubine and force her to have his children.
8 ( ANI ): Google is celebrating the 123rd birth anniversary of African-American author Zora Neale Hurston with its latest doodle for the US users.
For scholars and students, Jones (English language and literatures, Wright State U.) compiles 17 essays by English scholars from the US and UK on the works of Zora Neale Hurston. They use various critical approaches, from mobility studies to linguistics and analysis of letters, to consider well-known works anew and examine lesser-known works for the first time, including Dust Tracks on a Road, Jonah's Gourd Vine, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Seraph on the Suwanee, Tell My Horse, "Drenched in Light," Mules and Men, Mule Bone, her letters and short stories, her autobiography and journalism, and her contributions to folklore studies.
Worcester's Big Read will comprise a series of book discussions and other events focusing on Zora Neale Hurston's 1937 novel, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." 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.