By Fannie Hurst,Daniel Itzkovitz
The writer of diverse bestselling novels, a masterful brief tale author, and an outspoken social activist, Fannie Hurst was once a big famous person within the first half the 20 th century. Daniel Itzkovitz’s creation situates Imitation of Life in its literary, biographical, and cultural contexts, addressing such issues because the debates over the unconventional and movies, the function of Hurst’s one-time secretary and nice buddy Zora Neale Hurston within the novel’s improvement, and the reaction to the radical by way of Hurst’s pal Langston Hughes, whose one-act satire, “Limitations of existence” (which reverses the races of Bea and Delilah), performed to a raucous Harlem crowd within the overdue Thirties. This variation brings a vintage of renowned American literature again into print.
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