The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress

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This site presents "a selection of ten plays written by [Zora Neale] Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944. ... The plays reflect Hurston's life experience, travels, and research, especially her study of folklore in the African-American South." Includes a chronology, a bibliography, and searchable and browsable images of pages from the plays. From the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.

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