Zora Neale Hurston

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Zora Neale Hurston
Born(1891-01-07)January 7, 1891
Notasulga, Alabama, United States
DiedJanuary 28, 1960(1960-01-28) (aged 69)
Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
OccupationFolklorist, anthropologist, novelist, short story writer
Notable worksTheir Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891[1][2]–January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston was a Republican.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Color Struck (1925) in Opportunity Magazine
  • Sweat (1926)
  • How It Feels to Be Colored Me (1928)
  • Hoodoo in America (1931) in The Journal of American Folklore
  • The Gilded Six-Bits (1933)
  • Jonah's Gourd Vine (1934)
  • Mules and Men (1935)
  • Tell My Horse (1937)
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)
  • Moses, Man of the Mountain (1939)
  • Dust Tracks on a Road (1942)
  • Seraph on the Suwanee (1948)
  • I Love Myself When I Am Laughing...and Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader (edited by Alice Walker; introduction by Mary Helen Washington) (1979)
  • Sanctified Church (1981)
  • Spunk: Selected Stories (1985)
  • Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life (play, with Langston Hughes; edited with introductions by George Houston Bass and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and the complete story of the Mule bone controversy.) (1991)
  • The Complete Stories (introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Sieglinde Lemke) (1995)
  • Barracoon (1999)

References[change | change source]

  1. Boyd, Valerie (2003). Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston. New York: Scribner. pp. p. 17. ISBN 0-684-84230-0. |pages= has extra text (help)
  2. Hurston, Lucy Anne (2004). Speak, So You Can Speak Again: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston. New York: Doubleday. pp. p. 5. ISBN 0-385-49375-4. |pages= has extra text (help)