Their Eyes Were Watching God PDF
Their Eyes Were Watching God was the novel of African-American author Zora Neale Hurston. This novel was published on 18 September 1937 in the United States of America. It was written in the English language. In 2005, this novel was adapted for the film.
The major characters of this novel are Pheoby Watson, Janie Starks, Nanny, Joe Starks, Logan Killicks.
Overview of Novel
American masterwork, “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, is a haunting and luminous novel about a Southern dark woman in 1930’s named Janie Crawford, whose voyage from a free-spirited girl to a lady of freedom and element has stirred readers and writers for nearly 70 years.
This graceful, poetic love story, deep-rooted in black folk tradition and drenched in mythological sanity rejoices brilliantly and boldly, American-African heritage and culture. And in a forceful, mesmeric tale, it gives soft homage to a ‘black woman’, who although trapped by the instances, still insisted on being heard.
First issued in 1937, “Their Eyes Were Watching God” met noteworthy infomercial but split analytical acclaim. Somewhat neglected after her death, ‘Zora Neale’ was revived by many black writers in late 1960s and the early 1970s, and introduced again to a larger audience by Alice in her essay ‘In Search of Zora Neale Hurston’.
With a new preface by the renowned author ‘Edwidge Danticat’, writer of “Eyes, Breath, Memory”, “The Farming of Bones”, and “Krik?Krak! – this version of “Their Eyes Was Watching God” celebrates the remarkable, unique declaration in America literary standard and climaxes its atypical publication history.
Zora Neale Hurston was born on 7 January 1891 in Alabama (United States) and died on 28 January 1960 in Florida (United States). She was an American author, anthropologist, short story writer and folklorist. She published 4 novels and more than 50 short stories.