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The Resource Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed ; series editor: Henry Louis Gates

Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed ; series editor: Henry Louis Gates

Label
Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica
Title
Tell my horse
Title remainder
voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica
Statement of responsibility
Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed ; series editor: Henry Louis Gates
Title variation
Voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author recounts her experiences as an initiate into the voodoo practices of Haiti and Jamaica in the 1930s
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Hurston, Zora Neale
Dewey number
299/.675
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gates, Henry Louis
Series statement
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vodou
  • Vodou
  • Travel
  • Vodou
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
Label
Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed ; series editor: Henry Louis Gates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "With an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr."--Cover
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover
  • Originally published in hardcover: J.B. Lippincott, ©1938. First Perennial Library edition published, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-304)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Jamaica. The rooster's nest -- Curry goat -- Hunting the wild hog -- Night song after death -- Women in the Caribbean -- pt. II. Politics and personalities of Haiti. Rebirth of a nation -- The next hundred years -- The black Joan of Arc -- Death of Leconte -- pt. III. Voodoo in Haiti. Voodoo and voodoo gods -- Isle de la Gonave -- Archahaie and what it means -- Zombies -- Secte rouge -- Parlay cheval ou (tell my horse) -- Graveyard dirt and other poisons -- Doctor Reser -- God and the Pintards -- Appendix. Songs of worship to voodoo gods -- Miscellaneous songs
Control code
1819202
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition.
Extent
viii, 311 page, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061695131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061695131
  • (OCoLC)232977323
Label
Tell my horse : voodoo and life in Haiti and Jamaica, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Ishmael Reed ; series editor: Henry Louis Gates
Publication
Note
  • "With an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr."--Cover
  • "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover
  • Originally published in hardcover: J.B. Lippincott, ©1938. First Perennial Library edition published, 1990
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-304)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Jamaica. The rooster's nest -- Curry goat -- Hunting the wild hog -- Night song after death -- Women in the Caribbean -- pt. II. Politics and personalities of Haiti. Rebirth of a nation -- The next hundred years -- The black Joan of Arc -- Death of Leconte -- pt. III. Voodoo in Haiti. Voodoo and voodoo gods -- Isle de la Gonave -- Archahaie and what it means -- Zombies -- Secte rouge -- Parlay cheval ou (tell my horse) -- Graveyard dirt and other poisons -- Doctor Reser -- God and the Pintards -- Appendix. Songs of worship to voodoo gods -- Miscellaneous songs
Control code
1819202
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition.
Extent
viii, 311 page, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061695131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061695131
  • (OCoLC)232977323

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