Collection Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress

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  • Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress

    This collection present ten plays written by Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited as unpublished typescripts in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944, most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until a manuscript curator rediscovered them in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection in 1997. The plays reflect Hurston's life experience, travels, and research, especially her knowledge of folklore in ...

    • Date: 1925
  • List of Digitized Plays -- Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress

    The plays held in the Manuscript Division include: Cold Keener, a Revue (1930) De Turkey and de Law: A Comedy in Three Acts (1930) The Mule-Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life in Three Acts (1931) Forty Yards (1931) Lawing and Jawing (1931) Poker! (1931) Woofing (1931) Spunk (1935) The Music Division holds: Meet the Mamma: A Musical Play in Three Acts (1925) The Rare ...

    • Date: 1930