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The Power of the Journey in Their Eyes Were Watching God
March 6, 2019
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
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Zora Neale Hurston’s landmark novel tells the story of Janie Mae Crawford’s journey from adolescence to maturity, from dependence to autonomy, and most importantly, from silence to speech. Middlebury professor Will Nash examines Janie’s timeless and profoundly relevant journey. Books available to read in advance or afterwards (not required).
For more information
- NEA Big Reads page on Their Eyes Were Watching God
Ruby Dee reads from “Their Eyes Were Watching God”: