With a Preface by Franz Boas, A Foreword by Arnold Rampersad, An Afterword by Henry Louis Gates, J. and Illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. Still, Hurston had been unable to make the most of these advantages and had returned to New York with raw material in her notebooks rather than with a mature, complex grasp of the implications of that material that would have enabled her to move from being simply a transcriber to becoming a profound interpreter of Southern folklore’s place in the culture of. black America. She had returned to Boas with little to show for her efforts.
Miguel Covarrubias also known as José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (22 November . Mules and Men, Zora Neale Hurston (Illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias) 1935.
Miguel Covarrubias also known as José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (22 November 1904 - 4 February 1957) was a Mexican painter, caricaturist, illustrator, ethnologist and art historian. Miguel's first book of caricatures The Prince of Wales and Other Famous Americans was a hit, though not all his subjects were thrilled that his sharp, pointed wit was aimed at them. He immediately fell in love with the Harlem jazz scene, which he frequented with Rosa and friends including Eugene O'Neill and Nickolas Muray.
Mules and Men (Harper Perennial Modern Classics). Additionally, 22 magazine and book articles with anthropological themes (Hurston did graduate work in that field) that have never been gathered into book form are corralled here
Mules and Men (Harper Perennial Modern Classics). Additionally, 22 magazine and book articles with anthropological themes (Hurston did graduate work in that field) that have never been gathered into book form are corralled here. As readers only familiar with her fiction will discover, she couches her nonfiction in the same visceral yet poetic style-for instance, this quote from Dust Tracks: "It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee.
Mules and Men is a treasury of black America's folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and .
Mules and Men is a treasury of black America's folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an oral history of the South since the time of slavery. Returning to her hometown of Eatonville, Florida, to gather material, Zora Neale Hurston recalls "a hilarious night with a pinch of everything social mixed with the storytelling
In Mules and Men (1935), the first book of African-American folklore written by an African American, she returned to her native Florida and to New Orleans to record stories and sermons, blues and work songs, children’s games, courtship rituals, and formulas of voodoo doctors. This classic work is presented here with the original illustrations by the great Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias. Tell My Horse (1938), part ethnography, part travel book, vividly recounts the survival of African religion in Jamaican obeah and Haitian voodoo in the 1930s.
Mules and Men - Zora Neale Hurston. Mules and Men. Zora Neale Hurston.
Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist and author. In 1925, shortly before entering Barnard College, Hurston became one of the leaders of the literary renaissance happening in Harlem, producing the short-lived literary magazine Fire!! along with Langston Hughes and Wallace Thurman. This literary movement became the center of the Harlem Renaissance.
Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston.
Ten Illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. Supported by. The Full, True Flavor of Life in a Negro Community; MULES AND MEN. By Zora Neale Hurston. With an Introduction by Franz Boas. Ten Illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias.
Author: Miguel Covarrubias,Zora Neale Hurston
Publisher: Indiana University Press (October 1, 1986)
Pages: 291 pages
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