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Moses, manof the mountain

by Zora Neale Hurston

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

, Reprint. Originally published, New York, Lippincott, 1939.

StatementZora Neale Hurston ; with an introduction by Blyden Jackson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515.U789
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21212727M
ISBN 100252011228

  To read Moses, Man of the Mountain, is to read the book of Exodus in the Old Testament Bible. Ms Hurston has a wonderfully unique style of presentation. Zora's book of Moses is one of the most entertaining, refreshing approaches of story- telling I've come across in a Cited by: Hurston has combined the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses depicted in African folklore. Thus, the Moses described in the novel is a wise prophet but also is a great voodoo chief.

This book explores the retelling of the life of Moses in three 20th-century American narratives: Moses in Red, by Lincoln Steffens; Moses, Man of the Mountain, by Zora Neale Hurston; and Cecil B. DeMille's film, The Ten Commandments. Wright's analysis reveals that the figure of Moses has strong currency in American culture at many levels. In this novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith. Narrated in a mixture.

In Moses, Man of the Mountain, Hurston retells the story of Moses, who, though born of humble lineage, is raised as rejecting his privileged position, he spends years in another land then he returns to lead his people away from their hard, but familiar, lives of bondage in Egypt to a . Moses, Man of the Mountain by Zora Neale Hurston February 5, by Rebecca Reid The introduction to my volume of Zora Neale Hurston’s retelling of the Biblical Exodus calls this .


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Although a product of the Harlem Renaissance, as ever she refuses to be politically correct.4/5. In this novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith.

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Moses, Man of the Mountain (), a novel by Zora Neale Hurston, retells the biblical story of Moses from an African American point of view, drawing parallels between the slaves of Egypt and black slaves in the United States; it also contains references to Hitler’s rise to power, criticizing fascist ideology.

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Great book/5(8). Moses, Man of the Mountain was published ina year in which African Americans were still subjected to rituals of approximation constructed by white notions of the true, the good, and the beautiful. Almost twenty-five years after Hurston’s novel was published, the condition of black persons in America was still such that Rabbi Abraham J.

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Her novel, Moses, Man of the Mountain, tells the story of Moses and the Book of Exodus from an African-American perspective. The Zora Neale Hurston Digital archive describes the book: “Moses, Man of the Mountain is Zora Neale Hurston’s attempt at re-writing (or re-righting) the Bible from an Afro-American perspective.

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