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Zora Neale Hurston : the breath of her voice /
Ayana I. Karanja.
imprint
New York : Peter Lang, c1999.
description
176 p. : ill.
ISBN
0820428574 (hc : alk. paper)
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imprint
New York : Peter Lang, c1999.
isbn
0820428574 (hc : alk. paper)
catalogue key
3806273
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Ayana I. Karanja is Director of Black World Studies and teaches in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology at Loyola University, Chicago.
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Reference & Research Book News, February 2000
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With essays, critiques, poems, meditations, and photographs, Karanja (sociology and anthropology, Loyola U., Chicago) reflects on the life and work of Hurston who during the 1920s and 1940s was a pioneer for African-American women with her ethnography, folklore, novels, and plays. She has not indexed her work.
Table of Contents
Prologuep. 1
p. 11
A Sentimental Journeyp. 13
Contemplation (A Lighted Candle)p. 29
Nyazema: A Song of Reveriep. 31
Unforgetfulnessp. 33
p. 39
New Moon: The Child Womanp. 41
This Is About Somebody's Sunp. 49
Quarter Moon: ... In a Manner of Speakingp. 71
The Gourd Dipperp. 78
Half Moon: "Sometimes Ah'm Up, Sometimes Ah'm Down ..."p. 103
Rubbing a Paragraph with a Soft Clothp. 108
Full Moon: "Things Suffered, Things Enjoyed, Things Done and Undone"p. 143
A Spirit Departingp. 152
Works Consultedp. 167
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