Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston by Sharon L. Jones

Critical Companion to Zora Neale Hurston

Written 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.

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

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

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288 pages


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Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st December 2008



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