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The Resource Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick : Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston, (electronic resource)

Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick : Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston, (electronic resource)

Label
Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick : Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston
Title
Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick
Title remainder
Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive study examines the ways Hurston circumvented the constraints of the white publishing world and a predominantly white readership to critique white culture and its effects on the black community. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick is the first single-authored book-length study of Zora Neale Hurston and provides the most thorough and meticulous examination of her full body of work. A number of earlier critics have concluded that Hurston simply capitulated to external demands, writing stories white people wanted to hear. Susan Edward
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Meisenhelder, Susan E
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Women and literature
  • African American women in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Sex role in literature
Label
Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick : Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Works CitedIndex
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. "Fractious" Mules and Covert Resistance in Mules and Men; 2. "Natural Men" and "Pagan Poesy" in Jonah's Gourd Vine; 3. "Mink Skin or Coon Hide": The Janus-faced Narrative of Their Eyes Were Watching God; 4. The Ways of White Folks in Seraph on the Suwanee; 5. "Crossing Over" and "Heading Back": Black Cultural Freedom in Moses, Man of the Mountain; 6. "With a Harp and a Sword in My Hand": Black Female Identity in Dust Tracks on a Road; 7. The "Trials" of Black Women in the 1950s: Ruby McCollum and Laura Lee Kimble; Conclusion; Notes
Control code
ocn878263407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817386931
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878263407
Label
Hitting A Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick : Race and Gender in the Work of Zora Neale Hurston, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Works CitedIndex
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-251) and index
Contents
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. "Fractious" Mules and Covert Resistance in Mules and Men; 2. "Natural Men" and "Pagan Poesy" in Jonah's Gourd Vine; 3. "Mink Skin or Coon Hide": The Janus-faced Narrative of Their Eyes Were Watching God; 4. The Ways of White Folks in Seraph on the Suwanee; 5. "Crossing Over" and "Heading Back": Black Cultural Freedom in Moses, Man of the Mountain; 6. "With a Harp and a Sword in My Hand": Black Female Identity in Dust Tracks on a Road; 7. The "Trials" of Black Women in the 1950s: Ruby McCollum and Laura Lee Kimble; Conclusion; Notes
Control code
ocn878263407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817386931
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878263407

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