Hurston, Zora Neale
- Josephine Wright
(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 ...