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    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
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    Edition
    Fortieth anniversary edition.
    Description
    xviii, 300 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
    Summary
    Anthology of essays, folklore and fiction by a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
    This anthology, first published in 1979, was the first to collect the works of Hurston, who was one of the most prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, and includes fiction, folklore, reportage, and personal essays-- Provided by publisher.
    Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references.
    Contents
    Note on the fortieth anniversary edition: Zora Neale Hurston : more than we knew / Alice Walker -- Dedication: On refusing to be humbled by second place in a contest you did not design : a tradition by now / Alice Walker -- Introduction: Zora Neale Hurston : a woman half in shadow / Mary Helen Washington -- 1. Autobiography, folklore and reportage. from Dust tracks on a road ; from Mules and men ; from Tell my horse -- 2. Essays and articles. How it feels to be colored me ; The "pet" Negro system ; My most humiliating Jim Crow experience ; Crazy for this democracy ; What white publishers won't print -- 3. Fiction. The Eatonville anthology ; from Jonah's gourd vine ; Sweat ; The gilded six-bits ; from Moses, man of the mountain ; from Their eyes were watching God -- Afterword: Looking for Zora / Alice Walker.
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    Walker, Alice, 1944- editor, writer of front matter, writer of afterword.
    Washington, Mary Helen, writer of introduction.
    Addl. Title
    Works. Selections
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    Online version: Hurston, Zora Neale, I love myself when I am laughing ... and then again when I am looking mean and impressive New York City : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2020. 9781936932740 (DLC) 2019046617
    ISBN
    9781936932733 (paperback)
    1936932733 (paperback)
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