Examines the novel "Jonah's Gourd Vine," by Zora Neale Hurston, which became a kind of sermon that explains and expands the scriptural citation. Nature and theme of the novel; Interpretation of signs and symbols used in the novel; Hermaneutical issues associated with the novel.
African American Review
Ciuba, Gary (2000). The Worm Against the Word: The Hermeneutical Challenge in Hurston's "Jonah's Gourd Vine". African American Review 34(1) 119-133. doi: 10.2307/2901188. Retrieved from https://oaks.kent.edu/engpubs/17