A Zora Neale Hurston Companion, 1st Edition

  • Robert W. Croft
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  • ISBN-10: 0313065160
  • ISBN-13: 9780313065163
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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About

Overview

Anthropologist and author Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) is one of the most significant African American writers of the 20th century. Born in Alabama, she grew up in a small town in Florida, where she developed an interest in African American folklore. In 1925 she moved to New York and became part of the Harlem Renaissance. She continued her anthropological research, and African American folklore is central to her fiction. This reference includes hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries on her works, characters, themes, motifs, family members, and acquaintances. Entries on the most important topics close with suggestions for further reading, and the volume concludes with extensive primary and secondary bibliographies. In addition, the book includes a short biography and chronology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Abbreviations.
Chronology of Zora Neale Hurston's Life.
Zora Neale Hurston's "Big Association of Living".
Half Title Page.
Aaron.
Abbie.
Abihu.
A.D..
Ada.
Age.
Agrippa.
Alexander.
Alexander.
Alexander, Hubert.
Allen, Mrs. Bertha.
Allen, Jim.
Allen, Tookie.
Alligators.
Amram.
Anderson.
Anderson, Becky.
Anderson, Dilcie.
Old Man Anderson.
Anderson, Wize.
Animals.
Antigonus.
Antipas.
Archelaus.
Aretus.
Aristobulus.
Armstrong, Ida.
"Art and Such".
Bailey, Senator.
Banks, Joe.
Banks, Missie May.
Banks, Spunk.
Barnes, Lonnie.
Barton, Johnnie.
Beale, Clarence.
Beasley, Clement.
Beasely, Emmaline "Emma" (also spelled Beazeby and Beazeley in the play).
Beasley, James.
Beasley, Rush.
Beaufort, General.
Beaufort, Miz'.
Beds.
Bees.
Bentley.
Berry, Andrew.
Berry, Sister.
Bertha.
Bertha.
Beulah.
Bickerstaffs.
Bickerstaff, Ant Judy.
Bickerstaff, Ned.
Big John de Conqueror.
Big 'Oman.
Big Sweet.
Birds.
Birth.
Black Baby.
"Black Death".
Blackbird, Sister.
Blue.
Blue.
Baby, Blue.
Bluefront.
Blunt, Daisy.
Blunt, Mrs..
Boas, Franz.
Boger, Docia.
Boger, Lum.
Boger, Mrs..
Boger, Sister.
Bogle, Mrs..
"The Bone of Contention".
Bombay.
Bonner, Matt.
"Book of Harlem".
Bootsie.
Bootyny.
Boykin, Dad.
Box-Car Daddy.
Bradley, Dinkie.
Bradley, Janie.
Bradley, Mrs..
Brawley.
Brawley, Minnie.
Brazzle.
Brazzle, Gene.
Brazzle, Matt.
Brewton, Caddie.
Bridges.
Brook.
Brown, Babe.
Brown, Donnie.
Brown, Horace.
Brown, Joe.
Brown, Sheriff Joe.
Brown, Kitty.
Bruce, Jeff.
Bull Sparrow.
Bully.
Burden, Gertie.
Burke, Georgia.
Buzzard, Sister.
Byrd, Henry "Nigger".
Caleb.
Caligula.
Callimander.
Candles.
Candy.
Carey, Sister.
Cars.
Carter, Dan.
Carter, Dave.
Carter, Sister Laura.
Cary, Bradford, III.
Cary, Evelyn.
"Characteristics of Negro Expression.".
Charlie.
Charlie.
Charlie.
Checkers.
Chester, Uncle.
Childers, Elder.
Chimney.
Clairborne, Celestine Beaufort.
Clairborne, J. Stuart.
Clarke, Ike.
Clarke, Joe.
Clarke, Mathilda.
Clarke, Mattie.
Clarke, Mrs..
Clarke, Oscar.
Clarke, Willie Mae.
Clary.
Cock Robin.
"Cock Robin Beale Street.".
Cody, Will.
Coker, Lee.
Coles, Ned.
Color Struck.
Conjuring.
"The Conscience of the Court.".
Conway, Levi.
Coodemay.
Coon, Miss Nancy.
Corregio, Alfredo.
Corregio, Felicia.
Corregio, Lucy Ann.
Corregio, Mrs..
"Court Orders Races Can't Mix.".
Courtship.
Cows.
Cox, Jimmy.
Cozy, Rev. Felton.
Crawford, Janie Mae.
Crawford, Tripp.
"Crazy for This Democracy.".
Crazy Joe.
Creation Story.
Crip.
Crittenden, Amy.
Crittenden, Ned.
Crittenden, Ezekial "Zeke".
Crittenden, Zachariah "Zack".
Crooms, Albert.
Crooms, Laura.
Crow, Brother.
"Cudjo's Own Story of the Last African Slaver.".
Cup-Cake.
Dancing.
Daniels, Calvin.
Dave.
Davis, Brother.
Davis, Edna.
Davis, Old Lady.
Davis, Witch Judy.
"De Turkey and de Law.".
Death.
Della.
Delphine.
Delphine.
Dewoe, Aunt Dangie.
Diddely, Beau.
Dink.
Dinky.
Disease.
Diskie, Aunt.