Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

by Anna Lillios

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ISBN-13: 9780813038094
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 10/09/2011
Edition description: First
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,254,104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Anna Lillios, associate professor of English at the University of Central Florida, is the editor of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature. She is the director of the Zora Neale Hurston Electronic Archive as well as executive director and trustee of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction x

1 "Friendship is a mysterious and ocean-bottom thing": The Hurston-Rawlings Friendship 14

2 "Thinking in heirogliphics": Mastering the Craft of Writing 42

3 Looking Back: Hurston's Dust Tracks on a Road and Rawlings's Cross Creek 115

4 The Road Ahead: Hurston's and Rawlings's Last Works 158

Afterword 83

Works Cited 187

Index 193

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