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Conjured into being: Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God.

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Date Issued:
1990
Abstract/Description:
This thesis discusses signifying (a slang term for many kinds of verbal play among American blacks) and conjuring (the woman's language) and Hurston's creation of a poetic language to take an oral tradition and transcribe it into her literary text: Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Title: Conjured into being: Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God.
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Name(s): Hooks, Rita Daly.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Bibliography
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1990
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: v, 41 leaves ; 29 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: This thesis discusses signifying (a slang term for many kinds of verbal play among American blacks) and conjuring (the woman's language) and Hurston's creation of a poetic language to take an oral tradition and transcribe it into her literary text: Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Table of Contents: Abstract -- Introduction -- Free indirect discourse -- Signifying -- Conjuring -- Signifying/conjuring -- Conclusion -- Literature cited.
Target Audience: College students and adults
Target Audience: adult
Identifier: AAA1070QF00005/08/200003/06/200818155BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), FHP C SF 2000-05-08 (DNX), FCLA url 20000522 (snx), SF00000012 (IID), 2453786 (digitool), usf:13536 (fedora)
Note(s): by Rita Daly Hooks.
Thesis (M.A.)--University of South Florida, 1990.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 39-41).
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2000. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by the University of South Florida from a thesis held in the Main Library at the University of South Florida, Tampa.
Subject(s): Hurston, Zora Neale
African Americans
Folklore
Literature
Depression and the New Deal Years in Florida, 1930-1941
Contemporary Florida, 1960-
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Owner Institution: USF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)25753793
Is Part of Series: Florida heritage collection.