This essay, focusing on Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes’s 1930 play and infamous literary collaboration, explores the possibilities of combining new digital tools with traditional scholarly approaches to better understand how the multilayered racial discourse of African American literature in the early twentieth century informs this signal collaboration. Moreover, Christian outlines the benefits of including African American literature in digital humanities projects.
Shawn Anthony Christian; Mule Bone 2.0. Pedagogy 1 April 2015; 15 (2): 362–365. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2845113
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