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The complete stories

by Hurston, Zora Neale,

Format: Print Book 2008
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This landmark gathering of Zora Neale Hurston's short fiction--most of which appeared only in literary magazines during her lifetime--reveals the evolution of one of the most important African American writers. Spanning her career from 1921 to 1955, these stories attest to Hurston's tremendous range and establish themes that recur in her longer fiction. With rich language and imagery, the stories in this collection not only map Hurston's development and concerns as a writer but also provide an invaluable reflection of the mind and imagination of the author of the acclaimed novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

John Redding goes to sea (May 1921)
Drenched in light (December 1924)
Spunk (June 1925)
Magnolia flower (July 1925)
Muttsy (August 1926)
Possum or pig? (September 1926)
The Eatonville anthology (September-November 1926)
Sweat (November 1926)
The gilded six-bits (August 1933)
Mother Catherine (1934)
Uncle Monday (1934)
The fire and the cloud (September 1934)
Cock Robin Beale Street (July 1941)
Story in Harlem slang (July 1942)
High John De Conquer (October 1943)
Hurricane (1946)
The conscience of the court (March 1950)
Escape from Pharaoh (1950)
The tablets of the law (1951)
Black death
The bone of contention
Book of Harlem
Harlem slanguage
Now you cookin' with gas
The seventh veil
The woman in Gaul.

Additional Information
Series Harper Perennial modern classics.
Subjects African Americans -- Fiction.
Short stories.
Publisher New York :HarperPerennial ModernClassics,2008
Edition 1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
Other Titles In search of Zora Neale Hurston.
Short stories
Contributors Walker, Alice, 1944- In search of Zora Neale Hurston.
Language English
Notes P.S. section includes: "In search of Zora Neale Hurston" by Alice Walker.
Description xxiii, 305, 34 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-305).
ISBN 9780061350184 (trade pbk.)
0061350184 (trade pbk.)
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