Jump at the Sun: Zora Neale Hurston's Cosmic Comedy

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For the writer/anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, humor offered "a way out of no way, " helping African American culture survive the harsh realities of life. The humor in Hurston's writing was a vehicle for subversive observations on intolerable conditions, yet it also provided a joyous commentary on the paradoxically creative and exuberant folk culture of an oppressed people. John Lowe explores the comic elements of Hurston's fiction in the first book-length critical study to draw on her entire body of work. Tracing ...

Jump at the Sun: Zora Neale Hurston's Cosmic Comedy 1996, University of Illinois Press, Champaign

ISBN-13: 9780252066375

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Jump at the Sun: Zora Neale Hurston's Cosmic Comedy 1994, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252021107

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