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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.

Author/Creator:
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Publication:
[Old Westbury, New York] : The Feminist Press, [1979].
Format/Description:
Book
[6], 313, [1] pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Literary collections.
Hurston, Zora Neale -- In literature.
Hurston, Zora Neale. -- in fiction, drama, poetry, etc.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Old Westbury.
Summary:
Anthology of essays, folklore and fiction by a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
Contents:
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
One: Autobiography, Folklore and Reportage. from Dust Tracks on a Road; from Mules and Men; from Tell my Horse
Two: 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
Three: 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 / by Alice Walker.
Notes:
"Jacket and text design by Susan Trowbridge."
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1979
Contributor:
Walker, Alice, 1944- editor.
Washington, Mary Helen, writer of introduction.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Hurston, Zora Neale. I love myself when I am laughing ... and then again when I am looking mean and impressive.
ISBN:
0912670568
9780912670560
0912670669 (pbk.)
9780912670669
0912670665 :
OCLC:
5219383
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