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Suggestions for Further Reading

Awkward, Michael, ed. New Essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Major Black American Writers Through the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.

———, ed. Zora Neale Hurston: Bloom’s BioCritiques. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2003.

Cooper, Jan. “Zora Neale Hurston Was Always a Southerner Too.” In The Female Tradition in Southern Literature, ed. Carol S. Manning. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Gates, Henry Louis Jr. Afterword to Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston. New York: HarperPerennial, 1998.

———. “Their Eyes Were Watching God: Hurston and the Speakerly Text.” In Zora Neale Hurston: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, ed. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and K.A. Appiah. New York: Amistad Press, 1993.

Hurston, Zora Neale. Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, reprint edition 2006.

Walker, Alice. Dedication to I Love Myself When I am Laughing . . . and Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader, ed. Alice Walker. New York: The Feminist Press, 1979.

Washington, Mary Helen. Foreword to Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neal Hurston. New York: HarperPerennial, 1998.

Dont read this book

by Mike_Halk, September 25, 2012

reading this book will send you into a deep depression because after you finish you will realize you spent hours translating this book into real english in your head and then you gained absolutely nothing from it.


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by coco_woah, October 06, 2012

Theirs also a really good movie adaption of this book, we watched it in school. It's with Halle Berry as Jane Crawford.


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by chinchilla99999, January 29, 2013

abcdefg gummy bears are chasing me one is red one is blue one is trying to steal my shoe now im running 4 my life cuz the red one has a knife im running at full speed ahead but then i stop cuz i havent been fed i feel my energy bar depleting but then a turkey begins retreating he whines about his finga and then i prone walk since i havent unlocked ninja i barrel roll into the red teddy take his knife and get ready i stab his fluffeh gooey back and then prepare for the secret attack i drop it to the groung and get a predator missile to move a... Read more


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