their eyes were watching god

Download Book Their Eyes Were Watching God in PDF format. You can Read Online Their Eyes Were Watching God here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN : 0252017781
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 25. 5 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 372
Read : 588

Download Now


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
ISBN : 0313302103
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 27. 63 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 999
Read : 390

Download Now


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

Zora Neale Hurston S Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Cheryl A. Wall
ISBN : 9780195121735
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 62. 88 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 321
Read : 1231

Download Now


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.

New Essays On Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Michael Awkward
ISBN : 0521387752
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 26. 17 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 352
Read : 1182

Download Now


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.

A Reader S Guide To Zora Neale Hurston S Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Laura Baskes Litwin
ISBN : 0766031640
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 56. 36 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 836
Read : 722

Download Now


"An introduction to Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their eyes were watching God for high school students, which includes biographical background on the author, explanations of various literary devices and techniques, and literary criticism for the novice reader"--Provided by publisher.

Zora Neale Hurston S Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9781438128689
Genre : African American women in literature
File Size : 80. 19 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 117
Read : 424

Download Now


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.

Zora Neale Hurston Haiti And Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : La Vinia Delois Jennings
ISBN : 9780810166585
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 74. 50 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 964
Read : 1284

Download Now


Zora Neale Hurston wrote her most famous novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, while in Haiti on a trip funded by a Guggenheim fellowship to research the region’s transatlantic folk and religious culture; this work grounded what would become her ethnography Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica. The essays in Zora Neale Hurston, Haiti, and “Their Eyes Were Watching God” persuasively demonstrate that Hurston’s study of Haitian Voudoun informed the characterization, plotting, symbolism, and theme of her novel. Much in the way that Voudoun and its North American derivative Voodoo are syncretic religions, Hurston’s fiction enacts a syncretic, performative practice of reference, freely drawing upon Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian, and Haitian Voudoun mythologies for its political, aesthetic, and philosophical underpinnings. Zora Neale Hurston, Haiti, and “Their Eyes Were Watching God” connects Hurston’s work more firmly to the cultural and religious flows of the African diaspora and to the literary practice by twentieth-century American writers of subscripting in their fictional texts symbols and beliefs drawn from West and Central African religions.

Zora Neale Hurston And Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Christina Gieseler
ISBN : 9783640600007
Genre :
File Size : 40. 24 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 976
Read : 1288

Download Now


Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Hawai'i Pacific University, course: 20th Century Women Writers of Color, language: English, comment: 31 Seiten mit doppeltem Zeilenabstand., abstract: Nora Zeale Hurston's novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God" can be considered "one of the sexiest, most 'healthily' rendered heterosexual love stories in our literature" (Walker, "Zora Neale Hurston" 88). This paper provides information about the outer contexts of the novel, as well as inductive analyses of the novel. The first part of the paper (Ch. 2-5) reveals information about the author and the historical and literary context of the time in which Hurston's novel was published. The second part of the paper (Ch. 6-7) starts off with an analysis of the plot and characters of Their Eyes Were Watching God, and then focuses on the theme of Otherness as it occurs in Huston's novel. The examinations of the concept of "Otherness," alongside with other terms such as "Dichotomization" and "Stigma," will be based on the concepts that Rosenblum and Travis describe in their work The Meaning of Difference: American Constructions of Race, Sex and Gender, Social Class and Sexual Orientation.

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN : UCSC:32106007902726
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 25. 46 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 175
Read : 337

Download Now


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

Their Eyes Were Watching God Analysis Of The Main Conflicts And Some Metaphorical Images Of The Novel

Author : Andreas Schwarz
ISBN : 9783656109167
Genre :
File Size : 55. 12 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 483
Read : 190

Download Now


Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Literatur, Freie Universitat Berlin, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Their Eyes Were Watching God is the story of a womans life. Protagonist Janie recapitulates her way from youth to her forties and shows the growing-up of a woman in the search for love. On the sideways Zora Neale Hurston points out the life of African-American people and their problems on the turn of the twentieth century until the 1930s. The objective of this paper is to point out the main conflicts and metaphorical images used in the book. As the novel is to some extent a biography of a womans way to love the first to mention is the eternal conflict between men and women. Like a painter Hurston draws the traditional roles of the sexes and the contradictions of her time - a time of feminine emancipation in all aspects. Emancipation also plays a role in the obvious generation conflict personated in Nanny, Janies grandmother. Somehow incidental, but flashing now and then, and sharp in her observations Hurston works up the racial issue of black and white living together in the American society around 60 years after slavery has officially ended. These are the more general conflicts of the book, while within the story opens the conflict within the black community. A subtle comparison of the life in Eatonville and the Everglades - inseparable of course from the totally differing feelings of Janie in both places. In the course of the novel Hurston uses strong, picturesque metaphorical language to describe the inner world of Janies thoughts and feelings. This paper can only give a few examples for these images. The tree image stands for her love life and sexuality - first in bloom when she becomes a woman. The mule stands as a symbol for the submission of women through men."

Top Download:

Best Books