Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston by Sharon L. Jones
  

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Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston by Sharon L. Jones

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.

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...an impressive single-volume reference companion...an invaluable contribution to the study of Hurston and a welcome addition to the...series. Highly recommended. -Choice

About the Author

Sharon L. Jones is an associate professor of English at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Sharon L. Jones
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

30th November 2008

ISBN

9780816068852


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