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The Resource Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal, Yuval Taylor

Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal, Yuval Taylor

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Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal
Title
Zora and Langston
Title remainder
a story of friendship and betrayal
Statement of responsibility
Yuval Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hurston and Hughes, two giants of the Harlem Renaissance and American literature, were best friends--until they weren't. Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God) and Langston Hughes ('The Negro Speaks of Rivers,' 'Let America Be America Again') were collaborators, literary gadflies, and close companions. They traveled together in Hurston's dilapidated car through the rural South collecting folklore, worked on the play Mule Bone, and wrote scores of loving letters to each other. They even had the same patron: Charlotte Osgood Mason, a wealthy white woman who insisted on being called 'Godmother.' Paying them lavishly while trying to control their work, Mason may have been the spark for their bitter falling-out. Was the split inevitable when Hughes decided to be financially independent of their patron? Was Hurston jealous of the woman employed as their typist? Or was the rupture over the authorship of Mule Bone? Yuval Taylor answers these questions while illuminating Hurston's and Hughes's lives, work, competitiveness and ambition"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
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LBSOR/DLC
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Taylor, Yuval
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.U789
LC item number
Z93 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Hughes, Langston
  • African American authors
Label
Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal, Yuval Taylor
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037808120
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393243918
Lccn
2018050513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1037808120
Label
Zora and Langston : a story of friendship and betrayal, Yuval Taylor
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1037808120
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 302 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393243918
Lccn
2018050513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1037808120

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