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Their eyes were watching God : a novel

Author: Zora Neale Hurston
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, 1990.
Series: Book club kit.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial Library editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930's, journeys from being a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Epic fiction
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Their eyes were watching God.
(OCoLC)992584420
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN: 0060916508 9780060916503
OCLC Number: 21001992
Description: xiv, 207 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Plot Overview --
Character List --
Analysis of Major Characters --
Janie --
Tea Cake --
Jody Starks --
Themes, Motifs & Symbols --
Language: Speech and Silence --
Power and Conquest as Means to Fulfillment --
Love and Relationships Versus Independence --
Community --
Race and Racism --
The Folklore Quality of Religion --
Hair --
The Pear Tree and the Horizon --
The Hurricane --
Important Quotations Explained --
Study Questions & Essay Topics.
Series Title: Book club kit.
Responsibility: Zora Neale Hurston ; with a new foreword by Mary Helen Washington.

Abstract:

Janie Crawford, a Southern Black woman in the 1930's, journeys from being a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance.
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Excellent Book

by sohana (WorldCat user published 2009-05-27) Excellent Permalink

Their Eyes Were Watching God is one of the best books I have ever read! I am glad that I had to read this book for my African American Literature class. Later on, while I was analyzing the title I found that the title contradicts with the fact that it contradicts one...
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Good Book!

by morrisohionet (WorldCat user published 2006-10-02) Very Good Permalink
This was a reading group pick that I really enjoyed.
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Dawn and doom were in the branches.

by aleahmarie (WorldCat user published 2010-04-22) Excellent Permalink

 'Janie saw her life like a great tree in leaf with the things suffered, things enjoyed, things done and undone. Dawn and doom were in the branches.'

One might say that Janie...
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