Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Zora Neale Hurston
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 2019-02-12
  • ISBN : 0735253625
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

One of the most important novels of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God illuminates a Southern love story unlike any other. Initially rejected by audiences for its portrayal of its strong black female protagonist, the work has since been epitomized in the canon of African-American literature, solidifying Zora Neale Hurston as one of our most influential voices. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Zora Neale Hurston
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2006-01-03
  • ISBN : 0060838671
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a woman who refuses to live in sorrow, bitterness, fear, or foolish romantic dreams, it is the story of fair-skinned, fiercely independent Janie Crawford, and her evolving selfhood through three marriages and a life marked by poverty, trials, and purpose. A true literary wonder, Hurston's masterwork remains as relevant and affecting today as when it was first published -- perhaps the most widely read and highly regarded novel in the entire canon of African American literature.

Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Zora Neale Hurston
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 1991
  • ISBN : 9780252017780
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

When Janie Starks returns home, the small Black community buzzes with gossip about the outcome of her affair with a younger man

Understanding Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Neal A. Lester
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 1999
  • ISBN : 9780313302107
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

A rich sourcebook of materials on African-American folk culture, history, and society that illuminates the novel.

Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Zora Neale Hurston
  • Publisher : Spark Publishing Group
  • Release : 2002
  • ISBN : 9781586634148
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New Essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Michael Awkward,Professor Michael Awkward
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 1990
  • ISBN : 9780521387750
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

An analysis of the literary values of Hurston's novel, as well as its reception--from largely dismissive reviews in 1937, through a revival of interest in the 1960s and its recent establishment as a major American novel.

Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Cheryl A. Wall
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 2000
  • ISBN : 0195121732
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

The rediscovery of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, first published in 1937 but subsequently out-of-print for decades, marks one of the most dramatic chapters in African-American literature and Women's Studies. Its popularity owes much to the lyricism of the prose, the pitch-perfect rendition of black vernacular English, and the memorable characters--most notably, Janie Crawford. Collecting the most widely cited and influential essays published on Hurston's classic novel over the last quarter century, this Casebook presents contesting viewpoints by Hazel Carby, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Barbara Johnson, Carla Kaplan, Daphne Lamothe, Mary Helen Washington, and Sherley Anne Williams. The volume also includes a statement Hurston submitted to a reference book on twentieth-century authors in 1942. As it records the major debates the novel has sparked on issues of language and identity, feminism and racial politics, A Casebook charts new directions for future critics and affirms the classic status of the novel.

Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Zora Neale Hurston
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 1998-12
  • ISBN : 9780060931414
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

When Janie Starks returns to her rural Florida home, her small black community is overwhelmed with curiosity about her relationship with a younger man.

Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 2008-01-01
  • ISBN : 0791097889
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Presents a collection of essays by leading academic critics on the structure, characters, and themes of the novel, an early classic work on the lives of African American women written in the 1930s.

Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 2009
  • ISBN : 1438128681
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

An overview of the novel features a biographical sketch of the African American author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.