Culture

Barracoon

This nonfiction work is based on a series of interviews with Cudjo Lewis, the last survivor of the Middle Passage slave trade in the 1800s. Hurston allows the reader to enter Cudjo's world through...

The Aran Islands

A famous work about the history of the Aran Isles, in Galway Bay, where villagers spoke the ancient Irish rather than English. John Millington Synge, an Irish playwright, lived there for a few summers to...