Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston
Valerie Boyd talked about her biography, Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, published by Scribner. The book retraces the life and literary career of the novelist who wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God and other books during the 1930s. Ms. Boyd also talked about Hurston’s relationship with the group of authors whose writings were part of the Harlem Renaissance. Moreover, she focused on Hurston’s tumultuous relationship with Percy Punter. Following her talk, Ms. Boyd answered questions from members of the audience. close
People in this video
Valerie Boyd Editor Atlanta Journal-Constitution->Arts
Ruth Sheffey Founder and President Zora Neale Hurston Society
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
Celebration of Zora Neale Hurston
Carla Kaplan was joined by actors Avery Brooks and Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, and authors Jill Nelson and Brian Keith…
Valerie Boyd and Stuart Chapman talked about their experiences writing biographies of other authors. Ms. Boyd is the author…
Zora Neale Hurston Hometown Tour
A C-SPAN school bus crew toured author Zora Neale Hurston’s hometown of Eatonville, Florida and talked to residents…
Panel Discussion on Their Eyes Were Watching God
Panelists talked about Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God and its portrayal of African-American and…
User Created Clips from This Video