Three Plays: Lawing and Jawing / Forty Yards / Woofing

Three Plays Lawing and Jawing Forty Yards Woofing According to Zora Neale Hurston January January was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance Of Hurston s four novels and than published shor

  • Title: Three Plays: Lawing and Jawing / Forty Yards / Woofing
  • Author: Zora Neale Hurston
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  • Page: 121
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  • According to Zora Neale Hurston January 7, 1891 1 2 January 28, 1960 was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance Of Hurston s four novels and than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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    1. Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist and author In 1925, shortly before entering Barnard College, Hurston became one of the leaders of the literary renaissance happening in Harlem, producing the short lived literary magazine Fire along with Langston Hughes and Wallace Thurman This literary movement became the center of the Harlem Renaissance.Hurston applied her Barnard ethnographic training to document African American folklore in her critically acclaimed book Mules and Men along with fiction Their Eyes Were Watching God and dance, assembling a folk based performance group that recreated her Southern tableau, with one performance on Broadway Hurston was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to travel to Haiti and conduct research on conjure in 1937 Her work was significant because she was able to break into the secret societies and expose their use of drugs to create the Vodun trance, also a subject of study for fellow dancer anthropologist Katherine Dunham who was then at the University of Chicago.In 1954 Hurston was unable to sell her fiction but was assigned by the Pittsburgh Courier to cover the small town murder trial of Ruby McCollum, the prosperous black wife of the local lottery racketeer, who had killed a racist white doctor Hurston also contributed to Woman in the Suwanee County Jail, a book by journalist and civil rights advocate William Bradford Huie.

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    1. Cute stories Especially loved the banter in Forty Yards draining ugly from the river for 6 months had me cracking up


    2. Quick ReadI wish Zora Neale was still here so she could finish writing these plays Her ability to make Black life come alive is rivaled by no one.


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