Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Reference to Her Life and Work
Zora Neale Hurston, one the first great African-American novelists, was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance and an inspiration for future generations of writers. Widely studied in high school literature courses, her novels are admired for their depiction of Southern black culture and their strong female characters.
Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston is a reliable and up-to-date resource for high school and college-level students, providing reliable information on Hurston's life and work. This new volume covers all her writings, including Their Eyes Were Watching God; her landmark works of folklore and anthropology, such as Mules and Men; and shorter works, such as her story "The Gilded Six-Bits." Detailed entries on her life and related people, places, and topics round out this comprehensive and in-depth guide.
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Jones (English, Wright State Univ.) here focuses on the life and legacy of Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God), a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance who died penniless in 1960. Read full review