Zora Neale Hurston

African American folklorist, novelist, short story writer, and Civic Rights advocate

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==*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==

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
  1. Boyd, Valerie (2003). Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston. New York: Scribner. pp. p. 17. ISBN 0-684-84230-0.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  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.CS1 maint: extra text (link)