Zora Neale Hurston: a biography of the spirit

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2007.
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A biography of writer Zora Neale Hurston, this volume focuses on her spirituality as a driving force and how it was reflected in her academic career, fiction and nonfiction, sociopolitical activity, and professional career. Plant (Africana studies, U. of South Florida) also discusses her spiritual legacy in institutions, works, curricula, performances, and festivals created in Hurston's honor. She considers her spiritual views and beliefs and her life and career in this context, drawing on Akasha Gloria Hull's concept of spirituality as containing the following aspects as a means for taking part in struggle: political and social awareness, eclectic spiritual consciousness, and enhanced creativity. The volume is for both general readers and scholars. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents "Coming out more than conquer" : spirituality, empowerment, freedom, and peace --, Acknowledgments --, Ancestral spirit --, Conclusion : Sankofa --, Index., Introduction --, Notes --, Selected bibliography --, Series foreword /, Who was Herod and what made him great? --, essence of things --, genius of the South" : an American genius --, pathless path --
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