Zora Neale Hurston, Haiti, and Their Eyes Were Watching God
||Jennings, La Vinia Delois|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Northwestern University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $50.00|
| Book Description: |
Zora Neale Hurston wrote her most famous novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, while in Haiti on a trip funded by a Guggenheim fellowship to research the region’s transatlantic folk and religious culture; this work grounded what would become her ethnography Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica. The essays in Zora Neale Hurston, Haiti, and “Their Eyes Were Watching God” persuasively demonstrate that Hurston’s study of Haitian Voudoun informed the...