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Hitting a Straight Lick With a Crooked Stick: Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston

Susan Edwards Meisenhelder
Format
Book
Published
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1999.
Language
English
ISBN
0817309659 (cloth : perm. paper)
Contents
  • "Fractious" mules and covert resistance in Mules and men
  • "Natural men" and "pagan poesy" in Jonah's gourd vine
  • Mink skin or coon hide : the Janus-faced narrative of Their eyes were watching God
  • The ways of white folks in Seraph on the Suwanee
  • "Crossing over" and "heading back" : Black cultural freedom in Moses, man of the mountain
  • With a harp and a sword in my hand : Black female identity in Dust tracks on a road
  • The "trials" of Black women in the 1950s : Ruby Mccollum and Laura Lee Kimble.
Description
258 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index.
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