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Zora Neale Hurston"s Their Eyes Were Watching God

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by Cheryl A. Wall

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7388498M
ISBN 100195121732
ISBN 109780195121735


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Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s classic has since its reissue become perhaps the. Originally published in and long out of print, the book was reissued in and nearly three decades later Their Eyes Were Watching God is considered a seminal novel in American fiction.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God and its author, Zora Neale Hurston, have an interesting history. According to the foreword, it was misunderstood by critics when it was first published, and some prominent black male authors panned it because they didn’t think it focused enough on the bitter struggles faced by African Americans at the time.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Chapter By Zora Neale Hurston. Chapter 20 Janie advises her friend that experiencing life is the most important thing—going out, living, and finding God.

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She was criticized within the black community for taking funds from whites to support her writing; she wrote about themes "too black" to appeal to many whites. Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. An author of four novels (Jonah’s Gourd Vine, ; Their Eyes Were Watching God, ; Moses, Man of the Mountain, ; and Seraph on the Suwanee, ); two books of folklore (Mules and Men,and Tell My Horse, ); an autobiography (Dust Tracks on a Road, ); and over fifty short stories, essays, and : $ Out of print for almost thirty years, but since its reissue in paperback edition by the University of Illionois Press inTheir Eyes Were Watching God has become the most widely read and highly acclaimed novel in the canon of African-American literature.

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Originally published in by J.B. Lippincott, the book is regarded as one of the forerunner texts of 20th-century African.

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Inher grave was /5(27). Their Eyes were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston, who is one of the best-known African American wrote a novel set in The main character in this book, Janie, tells her story to her best friend Phoeby who reluctantly tells it to the entire community.

As her community watches and critiques her every move, Janie stays firm in her beliefs; believing that life is not over at the age of forty.

Although Hurston wrote the novel in only seven weeks, Their Eyes Were Watching God breathes and bleeds a whole life's worth of urgent experience. Introduction to the Book.

Their Eyes Were Watching God () begins with our eyes fixed on a woman who returns from burying the dead. Written in only seven weeks while on a Guggenheim Fellowship in. Zora Neale Hurston was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist.

An author of four novels (Jonah’s Gourd Vine, ; Their Eyes Were Watching God, ; Moses, Man of the Mountain, ; and Seraph on the Suwanee, ); two books of folklore (Mules and Men,and Tell My Horse, ); an autobiography (Dust Tracks on a Road, ); and over fifty short stories, essays, 5/5(9).

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