Seraph on the Suwanee
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Seraph on the Suwanee a novel. by Zora Neale Hurston

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPZ3.H945 Se4, PS3515.U789 Se4
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21987127M
LC Control Number73018580

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Seraph on the Suwanee is the last novel by the acclaimed novelist, Zora Neale Hurston. Published in , it tells the story of a poor rural white family in Florida and their complicated relationships. The book was never well received by critics or scholars who believed it to depart too much from Hurston’s usual style and subject matter. This novel of turn-of-the-century white "Florida Crackers" marks a daring departure for the author famous for her complex accounts of black culture and heritage. Full of insights into the nature of love, attraction, faith, and loyalty, Seraph on the Suwanee is the compelling story of two people at once deeply in love and deeply at odds. The /5(22).   Acclaimed for her pitch-perfect accounts of rural black life and culture, Zora Neale Hurston explores new territory with her novel Seraph on the Suwanee—a story of two people at once deeply in love and deeply at odds, set among the community of "Florida Crackers" at the turn of the twentieth of insights into the nature of love, attraction, faith, and loyalty, it follows young. location,” with its “Suwanee River, surrounding fields, and ‘primitive’ forests,” and notes her description of the “‘scratchy plantings’” and “‘scanty flowers’” planted by the residents themselves. This physical description, the essay suggests, is to be appreciated in connection with Hurston’s situation of theFile Size: KB.

Seraph on the Suwanee signals Hurston’s departure from her usual subject matter, the African American people and their culture, both of which are inextricably intertwined in her other novels.   A fair enough novel, of western Florida at the beginning of the century, this has to do with Arvay Henson who, as a young girl, becomes a religious fanatic in order to, forget a disappointing affair, but who gives this up when she meets and marries handsome, Irish Jim Merserve. Never quite certain of Jim's love, jealous of her sister, suspicious of other people's motives, Arvay becomes a.   Book Summary: The title of this book is Seraph on the Suwanee and it was written by Zora Neale Hurston. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Harper Perennial Modern Classics and has a total of pages in the : Book Description: Acclaimed for her pitch-perfect accounts of rural black life and culture, Zora Neale Hurston explores new territory with her novel Seraph on the Suwanee—a story of two people at once deeply in love and deeply at odds, set among the community of "Florida Crackers" at the turn of the twentieth century.

  Acclaimed for her pitch-perfect accounts of rural black life and culture, Zora Neale Hurston explores new territory with her novel Seraph on the Suwanee—a story of two people at once deeply in love and deeply at odds, set among the community of "Florida Crackers" at the turn of the twentieth of insights into the nature of love, attraction, faith, and loyalty, it follows young Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.   Buy a cheap copy of Seraph on the Suwanee book by Zora Neale Hurston. Acclaimed for her pitch-perfect accounts of rural black life and culture, Zora Neale Hurston explores new territory with her novel Seraph on the Suwanee—a story of Free shipping over $/5(5).   Seraph on the Suwanee Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on October 1, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Seraph on the Suwanee. [Zora Neale Hurston] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Quality Paperback Book Club\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 wdrs.