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Author Patterson, Tiffany Ruby, 1946-

Title Zora Neale Hurston and a history of southern life / Tiffany Ruby Patterson
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 229 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series Critical perspectives on the past
Critical perspectives on the past.
Contents Rootedness-the history of private life -- Reconstructing past presents -- Portraits of the South: Zora Neale Hurston's politics of place -- A place between home and horror -- Sex and color in Eatonville, Florida -- A transient world of labor -- Patronage: anatomy of a predicament
Summary The inner world of all-black towns as seen through the eyes of Zora Neale Hurston
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-216) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hurston, Zora Neale -- Characters -- African Americans.
Hurston, Zora Neale -- Knowledge -- Southern States
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Historiography.
Literature and folklore -- Southern States.
Literature and history -- Southern States.
Southern States -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004058855
ISBN 1592132898 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1592132901 (paperback; alk. paper)
1592137768 (electronic bk.)
9781592132898 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781592132904 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781592137763 (electronic bk.)