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Hurston, Zora Neale 1903-1960

Overview
Works: 24 works in 64 publications in 2 languages and 4,753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Folklore  Psychological fiction  Music  Biography  Drama  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3515.U789, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Zora Neale Hurston
Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

38 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts her experiences as an initiate into the voodoo practices of Haiti and Jamaica in the 1930s
A novel by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

* Zora Neale Hurston's masterpiece is perhaps the most widely read and highly regarded novel in the entire canon of African American literature
Mules and men by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of African-American folklore, oral histories, sermons, and songs, dating back to the time of slavery
Novels and stories by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a two-volume set of works by Zora Neale Hurston, Novels and Stories features the acclaimed 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God-- plus Jonah's Gourd Vine, Moses Man of the Mountain, Seraph on the Suwanee, and selected stories. Includes a newly researched chronology of Hurston's life, detailed notes, and a brief essay on the texts
An autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their eyes were watching God : a novel by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about black Americans in Florida that centers on the life of Janie and her three marriages
Folklore, memoirs, and other writings by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she died in poverty and obscurity in 1960, all of Zora Neale Hurston's books were out of print. Today her groundbreaking works, suffused with the culture and traditions of African-Americans and the poetry of black speech, have won her recognition as one of the most significant African-American writers. This volume, with its companion, Novels & Stories brings together for the first time all of Hurston's best writings in one authoritative set. "Folklore is the arts of the people", Hurston wrote, "before they find out that there is any such thing as art". A pioneer of African-American ethnography who did graduate study in anthropology with the renowned Franz Boas, Hurston devoted herseif to preserving the black folk heritage. In Mules and Men (1935), the first book of African-American folklore written by an African-American, she returned to her native Florida and to New Orleans to record stories and sermons, blues and work songs, children's games, courtship rituals, and formulas of hoodoo doctors. This classic work is presented here with the original illustrations by the great Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias. Tell My Horse (1938), part ethnography, part travel book, vividly recounts the survival of African religion in Jamaican obeah and Haitian voodoo in the 1930s. Keenly alert to political and intellectual currents, Hurston went beyond superficial exoticism to explore the role of these religious systems in their societies. The text is illustrated by 26 photographs, many of them taken by Huston. Her extensive transcriptions of Creole songs here accompanied by new translation. A special feature of this volume is Hurston's controversial 1942 autobiography, Dust Tracks on a Road. With consultation by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., it is presented here for the first time as she intended, restoring passages omitted by the original publisher because of political controversy, sexual candor, or fear of libel. Included in an appendix are four additional chapters, one never before published, that represent earlier stages of Hurston's conception of the book. Twenty-two essays, from "The Eatonville Anthology" (1926) to "Court Order Can't Make Races Mix" (1955), demonstrate the range of Hurston's concerns as they cover subjects from religion, music, and Harlem slang to Jim Crow and American democracy. The chronology of Hurston's life prepared for this edition sheds fresh light on many aspects of her career. In addition, this volume contains detailed notes and a brief essay on the texts
Spunk : the selected stories by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell my Horse. [On the religious practice of the negros of Jamaica and Haiti. With plates and an appendix consisting of Songs of Worship to Voodoo Gods and miscellaneous Songs.] by Zora Neale Hurston( )

1 edition published in 1938 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spunk : three tales by Chic Street Man( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The skull talks back and other haunting tales by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Do you dare to cross paths with ... an enchantress who can slip in and out of her skin, a man more evil than the devil, a skull who talks back, a pair of creepy feet that can walk on their own? Spooky, chilling, and fantastical, this collection of six scary tales will send shivers up your spine! The stories in The Skull Talks Back have been selected from Every Tongue Got To Confess, Zora Neale Hurston's third volume of folklore. Through Joyce Carol Thomas's carefully adapted text and Leonard Jenkins's arresting illustrations, the soulful, fanciful imaginations of ordinary folk will reach readers of all ages
Every tongue got to confess : Negro folk-tales from the Gulf states by Zora Neale Hurston( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this book Zora Neale Hurston records the voices of ordinary people and pays tribute to the richness of Black vernacular--its crisp self-awareness, singular wit, and improvisational wordplay. These folk-tales reflect the joys and sorrows of the African-American experience, celebrate the redemptive power of storytelling, and showcase the continuous presence in America of the Africanized language that flourishes to this day
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
Tell my horse by Zora Neale Hurston( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell my horse( )

in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hurston, Zora Neale ca. 1901-1960

Neale Hurston, Zora 1903-1960

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A novelNovels and storiesTheir eyes were watching God : a novelFolklore, memoirs, and other writingsSpunk : three talesThe skull talks back and other haunting talesEvery tongue got to confess : Negro folk-tales from the Gulf states