Additional Resources for Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

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Sharon Davie, "Free Mules, Talking Buzzards, and Cracked Plates: The Politics of Dislocation in Their Eyes Were Watching God," in PMLA, May, 1993, pp. 446-459.

Scholarly article which examines the relationships among control, reason, and language in the novel

Robert E. Hemenway, Zora Neale Hurston, Illinois, 1977. A popular biography of the Writer which includes a good discussion of her work and Its relationship to her life.

Karla F. C Holloway, Moorings & Metaphors: Figures of Culture and Gender in Black Women's Literature, Rutgers, 1992.

A book-length study which considers the work of several black women writers and several of Hurston's works in addition to Their Eyes Were Watching God.

Pearlie Peters, "Women and Assertive Voice in Hurston's Fiction and Folklore," in The Literary Griot, Spring/Fall, 1992, pp. 100-10.

An article which discusses the African-American oral tradition and its social significance.

Priscilla Wald, "Becoming 'Colored': The Self-Authorized Language of Difference...

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