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Every Tongue Got To Confess

Author : Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN : 0061741809
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious tales -- which range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, white folk, and mistaken identity to witty one-liners -- reveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community. Together, this collection of nearly 500 folktales weaves a vibrant tapestry that celebrates African American life in the rural South and represents a major part of Zora Neale Hurston's literary legacy.
Category: Literary Criticism

Der Wind Des B Sen

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9783688101245
Genre : Fiction
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Jim Chee, Officer der Navajo Tribal Police, bekommt es mit einigen heiklen Problemen zu tun. Zunächst ist da eine Leiche, die in der Nähe einer heiligen Quelle verwest und die Stätte zu entweihen droht. Dann haben es Vandalen auf die Windmühlen der Wasserversorgung abgesehen. Schließlich stürzt noch eine Cessna in einem gewaltigen Feuerball ab. Chee hat bei all diesem geballten Unheil das Gefühl, dass böse Geister ihre Finger im Spiel haben müssen. Vielleicht hilft es da, die Riten der indianischen Ahnen zu erforschen ...
Category: Fiction

Critical Companion To Zora Neale Hurston

Author : Sharon Lynette Jones
ISBN : 9781438126937
Genre : African American authors
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Zora Neale Hurston, one the first great African-American novelists, was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance and an inspiration for future generations of writers. Widely studied in high school literature courses, her novels are admired for their depiction of Southern black culture and their strong female characters. Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston is a reliable and up-to-date resource for high school and college-level students, providing reliable information on Hurston's life and work. This new volume covers all her writings, including Their Eyes Were Watching God; her landmark works of folklore and anthropology, such as Mules and Men; and shorter works, such as her story The Gilded Six-Bits.
Category: African American authors

Suchen Verf Hrung

Author : Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
ISBN : 9783110237689
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Review text: "Der Band bietet wiederum eine Fülle von Informationen, die nicht nur für Erzählforscher, Philologen und Ethnologen, sondern auch für alle interessierten Laien wertvoll sind."Leander Petzoldt in: Germanistik Redaktion 2011, Band 52, Heft 1-2.
Category: Literary Criticism

The New Black Sociologists

Author : Marcus A. Hunter
ISBN : 9780429018053
Genre : Social Science
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The New Black Sociologists follows in the footsteps of 1974’s pioneering text Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, by tracing the organization of its forbearer in key thematic ways. This new collection of essays revisits the legacies of significant Black scholars including James E. Blackwell, William Julius Wilson, Joyce Ladner, and Mary Pattillo, but also extends coverage to include overlooked figures like Audre Lorde, Ida B. Wells, James Baldwin and August Wilson - whose lives and work have inspired new generations of Black sociologists on contemporary issues of racial segregation, feminism, religiosity, class, inequality and urban studies. Rather than a culmination of the legacies past, this volume signals a new starting point bearing the gifts inherited and the weight of the all-important work ahead.
Category: Social Science

Mein Kampf

Author : Adolf Hitler
ISBN : 198363820X
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Published in the German language, this is the infamous Main Kampf, by Adolf Hitler.


Author : Max Nordau
ISBN : 9783110257069
Genre : History
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In a new edition, Karin Tebben presents Nordau’s best-known work “Degeneration” (“Entartung,” 1892/93), which focuses on the modern pathologies of artistic modernism. Together with Nietzsche, Nordau is one of the most influential thought leaders of a tradition that, as it developed further, had a problematic influence not only on the National Socialist organizers of the book burnings and of the “Entartete Kunst” (Degenerate Art) exhibition of 1937, but also on the Bolshevist persecution of the artistic modern or on Georg Lukács’ polemic against the avant-garde modern.
Category: History

Zora Neale Hurston

Author : Carla Kaplan, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780307430366
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“ I mean to live and die by my own mind,” Zora Neale Hurston told the writer Countee Cullen. Arriving in Harlem in 1925 with little more than a dollar to her name, Hurston rose to become one of the central figures of the Harlem Renaissance, only to die in obscurity. Not until the 1970s was she rediscovered by Alice Walker and other admirers. Although Hurston has entered the pantheon as one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century, the true nature of her personality has proven elusive. Now, a brilliant, complicated and utterly arresting woman emerges from this landmark book. Carla Kaplan, a noted Hurston scholar, has found hundreds of revealing, previously unpublished letters for this definitive collection; she also provides extensive and illuminating commentary on Hurston’s life and work, as well as an annotated glossary of the organizations and personalities that were important to it. From her enrollment at Baltimore’s Morgan Academy in 1917, to correspondence with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Langston Hughes, Dorothy West and Alain Locke, to a final query letter to her publishers in 1959, Hurston’s spirited correspondence offers an invaluable portrait of a remarkable, irrepressible talent. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography