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Hurston, Zora Nealelocked

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(b Notasulga, AL, Jan 7, 1891; d Fort Pierce, FL, Jan 28, 1960). American writer, playwright, anthropologist, and folklorist. Although Hurston is best known as a novelist and essayist, she was one of the first African-Americans to apply the anthropological method to the study and collection of black folklore in the United States and Caribbean. In ...

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