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The Resource Their eyes were watching God, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat

Their eyes were watching God, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat

Label
Their eyes were watching God
Title
Their eyes were watching God
Statement of responsibility
Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An African-American woman searches for a fulfilling relationship through two loveless marriages and finally finds it in the person of Tea Cake, an itinerant laborer and gambler
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God, an American classic, is a luminous and haunting novel about Janie Crawford, a Southern black woman in the 1930s whose journey from a free-spirited girl to a woman of independence and substance has inspired writers and readers for close to seventy years
Summary
When Janie Starks returns home, she seeks identity and independence as the small southern black community buzzes with gossip about the outcome of her affair with a younger man
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
035508
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurston, Zora Neale
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Danticat, Edwidge
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • African American authors
  • African American women
  • African American women authors
  • Psychological fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Their eyes were watching God, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Plot Overview
  • Character List
  • Analysis of Major Characters
  • Janie
  • Tea Cake
  • Jody Starks
  • Themes, Motifs & Symbols
  • Language: Speech and Silence
Control code
ocm44594071
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st HarperCollins hardcover ed.
Extent
xxii, 231 pages
Isbn
9780060199494
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
00058186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44594071
Label
Their eyes were watching God, Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Plot Overview
  • Character List
  • Analysis of Major Characters
  • Janie
  • Tea Cake
  • Jody Starks
  • Themes, Motifs & Symbols
  • Language: Speech and Silence
Control code
ocm44594071
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st HarperCollins hardcover ed.
Extent
xxii, 231 pages
Isbn
9780060199494
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
00058186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44594071

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