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The Resource Mules and men, Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias

Mules and men, Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias

Label
Mules and men
Title
Mules and men
Statement of responsibility
Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of African-American folklore, oral histories, sermons, and songs, dating back to the time of slavery
Cataloging source
KU
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Hurston, Zora Neale
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Tales
  • Vodou
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Tales
  • Vodou
  • Florida
  • Louisiana
Label
Mules and men, Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: J.B. Lippincott, ©1935
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-302)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John and the frog -- Witness of the Johnstown Flood in heaven -- How the brother was called to preach -- How the preacher made them bow down -- Pa Henry's prayer -- How the church came to be split up -- Why negroes are black -- Why women always take advantage of men -- Sue, Sal and that pretty Johnson gal -- The Quickest trick -- How to write a letter -- A Fast horse -- "Ah'll beatcher makin' money" -- The "Workinist pill you ever seen " -- How Jack beat the devil -- "John Henry" -- Ole Massa and John who wanted to go to heaven -- Massa and the bear -- Why the sister in black works the hardest -- "De reason niggers is working so hard" -- Deer hunting story -- Big talk -- The First colored man in Massa's house -- What smelled worse -- The Fortune teller -- How negroes got their freedom -- The Turtle watch. "From pine to pine Mr. Pinkney" -- "God an' de devil in de cemetery" -- Praying for rain -- Kill the white folks -- "Member youse a nigger" -- "You think I'm gointer pay you but I ain't -- Why the mocking bird is away on Friday -- Man and the catfish -- How the snake got poison -- How the woodpecker nearly drowned the whole world -- How the possum lost the hair off his tail -- How the 'gator got his mouth -- How Brer 'Gator got his tongue worn out -- How the 'gator got black -- How Brer dog lost his beautiful voice -- What the rabbit learned -- The goat that flagged a train -- Shooting up hill -- Tall hunting story -- The Hawk and the buzzard -- Why they always use rawhide on a mule -- Why we have gophers -- How god made butterflies -- How the cat got nine lives -- The Son who went to college -- Why the waves have whitecaps
Control code
ocm21160588
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxiii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780060916480
Lccn
89045672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)21160588
Label
Mules and men, Zora Neale Hurston ; preface by Franz Boas ; with a new foreword by Arnold Rampersad ; illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias
Publication
Note
Originally published: J.B. Lippincott, ©1935
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-302)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
John and the frog -- Witness of the Johnstown Flood in heaven -- How the brother was called to preach -- How the preacher made them bow down -- Pa Henry's prayer -- How the church came to be split up -- Why negroes are black -- Why women always take advantage of men -- Sue, Sal and that pretty Johnson gal -- The Quickest trick -- How to write a letter -- A Fast horse -- "Ah'll beatcher makin' money" -- The "Workinist pill you ever seen " -- How Jack beat the devil -- "John Henry" -- Ole Massa and John who wanted to go to heaven -- Massa and the bear -- Why the sister in black works the hardest -- "De reason niggers is working so hard" -- Deer hunting story -- Big talk -- The First colored man in Massa's house -- What smelled worse -- The Fortune teller -- How negroes got their freedom -- The Turtle watch. "From pine to pine Mr. Pinkney" -- "God an' de devil in de cemetery" -- Praying for rain -- Kill the white folks -- "Member youse a nigger" -- "You think I'm gointer pay you but I ain't -- Why the mocking bird is away on Friday -- Man and the catfish -- How the snake got poison -- How the woodpecker nearly drowned the whole world -- How the possum lost the hair off his tail -- How the 'gator got his mouth -- How Brer 'Gator got his tongue worn out -- How the 'gator got black -- How Brer dog lost his beautiful voice -- What the rabbit learned -- The goat that flagged a train -- Shooting up hill -- Tall hunting story -- The Hawk and the buzzard -- Why they always use rawhide on a mule -- Why we have gophers -- How god made butterflies -- How the cat got nine lives -- The Son who went to college -- Why the waves have whitecaps
Control code
ocm21160588
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxiii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780060916480
Lccn
89045672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)21160588

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