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What does TEWWG stand for?

TEWWG stands for Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston book and a 2005 movie)

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Cronin, is a collection of book reviews and articles which address Hurston's four novels, Jonah's Gourd Vine (1934), Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), Moses, Man of the Mountain (1939), and Seraph on the Suwanee (1948); her autobiography Dust Tracks On a Road (1942); three collections of folklore, Mules and Men (1935), Tell My Horse (1938), and Sanctified Church (1983); the play Mule Bone (1991); and selected short stories from The Complete Stories (1995).
McDowell, "Reading" 118) Introduction: Possessing the Secret of Their Eyes Were Watching God David Haynes's 1995 novel Somebody Else's Mama "takes the trouble to record the thoughts, words, feelings, and deeds of black women," while its narrative logic ultimately leads to what Mary Helen Washington terms a "common scene recurring in the fiction of black women writers," a scene in which women "share intimacies that can be trusted only to a kindred female spirit" ("' Darkened Eye'" 35).
6) Angelou seems to yearn for the Enlightenment view of the individual, and the protagonist's apparent absence of coherence, unity, and consistency in Dust Tracks partly explains the greater scholarly interest in Their Eyes Were Watching God since, as James Krasner says, Their Eyes "is .
Some of these series grew beyond their senior editors' bounds of literary enjoyment--hence Harold Bloom's curious half-disclaimer regarding the worth of Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God in his introduction to the Modern Critical Interpretations collection on that novel and the somewhat peculiar selection of reprinted "representative" essays.