Zora neale hurston was an american folklorist and author in 1925, shortly before entering barnard college, hurston became one of the leaders of the lite. January 7, 1891: born in notasulga, alabama, the fifth of eight children, to john hurston, a carpenter and baptist preacher, and lucy potts hurston, a former schoolteacher. The diverse literary works of american author and folklorist zora neale hurston include an autobiography, poetry, plays, and novels in this. Video presentation explaining the life of zora neale hurston as well as her leadership and legacy in the harlem renaissance. Zora neale hurston’s their eyes were watching god (1937) is the coming-of-age story of janie crawford, an african american woman growing up in eatonville, florida—one of the first.
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