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I love myself when I am laughing ... and then again when I am looking mean and impressive : a Zora Neale Hurston reader

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  • 818 H9669 (POW)

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Edition

Fortieth anniversary edition.

Publication Information

New York, NY : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, the Graduate Center, 2020.

Physical Description

xviii, 300 pages : portraits ; 23 cm

Uniform Title

Works. Selections

Summary

Anthology of essays, folklore and fiction by a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

"Originally published in 1979, this reissued classic is a collection of Zora Neale Hurston's finest works, edited by Alice Walker. This anthology was the first to collect the works of Hurston, who was one of the most prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, and includes fiction, folklore, reportage, and personal essays"-- Provided by publisher.

Contents

  • Zora Neale Hurston : more than we knew / On refusing to be humbled by second place in a contest you did not design : a tradition by now / Zora Neale Hurston : a woman half in shadow / Autobiography, folklore and reportage. from Dust tracks on a road ; from Mules and men ; from Tell my horse
  • Essays and articles. How it feels to be colored me ; The "pet" Negro system ; My most humiliating Jim Crow experience ; Crazy for this democracy ; What white publishers won't print
  • Fiction. The Eatonville anthology ; from Jonah's gourd vine ; Sweat ; The gilded six-bits ; from Moses, man of the mountain ; from Their eyes were watching God
  • Looking for Zora

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