RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 35292679 LA English T1 Sweat A1 Hurston, Zora Neale., Wall, Cheryl A., PB Rutgers University Press PP New Brunswick, N.J. YR 1997 SN 081352315X 9780813523156 0813523168 9780813523163 AB Now frequently anthologized, Zora Neale Hurston's short story "Sweat" was first published in Fire!!, a legendary literary magazine of the Harlem Renaissance, whose sole issue appeared in November 1926. In "Sweat" Hurston claimed the voice that animates her mature fiction, notably the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God; the themes of marital conflict and the development of spiritual consciousness were introduced as well. "Sweat" exemplifies Hurston's lifelong concern with women's relation to language and the literary possibilities of black vernacular." "This casebook for this story includes an introduction by the editor, a chronology of the author's life, the authoritative text of "Sweat," and a second story, "The Gilded Six-Bits." Published in 1932, this second story was written after Hurston had spent years conducting fieldwork in the southern United States.