eBook Women's Issues in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1st Edition

  • Gary Wiener
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  • ISBN-10: 0737765747
  • ISBN-13: 9780737765748
  • DDC: 813.52
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 199 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This volume of Social Issues in Literature examines Zora Neale Hurston's life and writings, with a specific look at key ideas related to Their Eyes Were Watching God. The text discusses a variety of topics, including whether the novel can be viewed as an example for all women, whether it still relevant today, and whether it proves that romantic fantasies cannot last. The book also explores contemporary views of women's issues, such as the idea of women creating their own model of a female hero and the impact of white stereotypes on modern black women.

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Features and Benefits

  • This series brings together the disciplines of sociology and literature in a unique format designed to support cross-curricular studies.
  • Each volume explores a work of literature through the lens of the major social issue reflected in it, and features carefully-selected content representing a variety of perspectives.
  • All volumes in the series contain biographical and critical information about the author; secondary excerpts offering both historical and contemporary views of the highlighted social issue; a timeline of the author's life; a "For Further Reading" section of other works on the issue; and a detailed subject index.