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Author: Michael Awkward
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Series: American novel.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays in the volume discuss Hurston's sophisticated use of black folklore, the autobiographical resonances in the novel, Hurston's definition of the relationship between black artists and the Afro-American masses, and the usefulness of feminist modes of inquiry. This collection offers fresh insight for approaching Hurston's compelling exploration of a black woman's extended search for self and community.
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Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale (1891-1960) Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Awkward
ISBN: 0521387752 9780521387750 9780521383783 0521383781
OCLC Number: 21675210
Description: viii, 129 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Michael Awkward --
The personal dimension in Their eyes were watching God / Robert Hemenway --
"Crayon enlargements of life" : Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God as autobiography / Nellie McKay --
The politics of fiction, anthropology, and the folk : Zora Neale Hurston / Hazel V. Carby --
Power, judgment, and narrative in a work of Zora Neale Hurston : feminist cultural studies / Rachel Blau DuPlessis.
Series Title: American novel.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Awkward.
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Essays in the volume discuss Hurston's sophisticated use of black folklore, the autobiographical resonances in the novel, Hurston's definition of the relationship between black artists and the Afro-American masses, and the usefulness of feminist modes of inquiry. This collection offers fresh insight for approaching Hurston's compelling exploration of a black woman's extended search for self and community.

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