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March 3, 2008

Harlem Renaissance Presentation

Click here for the power point presentation on the Harlem Renaissance.

February 20, 2008

A Critical Look: Their Eyes Were Watching God

The following articles on Their Eyes Were Watching God are worth a look. The first two articles, linked to here, we discussed in class. The final two articles are available through Project Muse.

Liberation and Domination: Their Eyes Were Watching God and the Evolution of Capitalism
by Todd McGowan

"The porch couldn't talk for looking": Voice and Vision in 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'
by Deborah Clarke

The Unbearable Weight of Authenticity: Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and a Theory of "Touristic Reading"
by Rosemary V.Hathaway

"Some Other Way to Try": From Defiance to Creative Submission in Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Shawn E.Miller

December 14, 2007

Zora Neale Hurston

A brief Hurston biography.
The Voices from the Gaps biography.

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Mules and Men

Published in 1935, Hurston's Mules and Men documents the folktales and hoodoo practices of southern blacks in the 1930s.

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