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A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Reference,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • American - General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American,
  • 1902-1968,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Steinbeck, John,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrian Railsback (Editor), Michael J. Meyer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419707M
    ISBN 100313296693
    ISBN 109780313296697

    Since the publication of Tortilla Flat in , Steinbeck's treatment of American landscapes and themes has struck a chord with readers. His novels Of Mice and Men (), The Grapes of Wrath (), and Cannery Row () were instant critical and popular successes. Each went on to become a feature film, which added to Steinbeck's cultural impact. John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (Febru – Decem ) was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels Tortilla Flat () and Cannery Row (), the multi-generation epic East of Eden (), and the novellas Of Mice and Men () and The Red Pony ().

    East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in September Often described as Steinbeck's most ambitious novel, East of Eden brings to life the intricate details of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, and their interwoven stories. The novel was originally addressed to Steinbeck's young sons, Thom and John (then 6½ and 4½ years old, respectively).Author: John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men Series: Unknown Year: Unknown Raiting: / 5 In the story “Of Mice and Men” John Steinbeck, an American twentieth century writer, described an attempt of a man to realize his dream. The book had a striking success: ruin of George and Lennie’s hopes to have their own little farm touched hundred of thousands people and resulted in numerous critic essays/5(96).

      5. From Credo Reference, I used the reference resource called, California’s Magnetism from the encyclopedia, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures: The Pacific Region. The encyclopedia lists the California writers and gives a detailed account of John Steinbeck’s books, The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. Steinbeck wrote books about the far west and did . A John Steinbeck encyclopedia. Ed. by Brian Railsback & Michael J. Meyer. Greenwood Press pages $


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In addition to alphabetical and topical lists of entries, the volume includes a Steinbeck chronology () and introductory essay by Steinbeck biographer Jackson J.

Benson. An annotated list of Steinbeck archives is appended." - Reference & Research Book News. John Ernst Steinbeck. John Ernst Steinbeck (), American author and winner of the Nobel Prize inwas a leading exponent of the proletarian novel and a prominent spokesman for the victims of the Great Depression.

John Steinbeck was born on Feb. 27,in Salinas, Calif., the son of a small-town politician and school-teacher. He worked as a laboratory assistant and farm laborer. John Steinbeck His Life and Writings This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

John Ernst Steinbeck (/ ˈ s t aɪ n ˌ b ə k /; Febru - Decem ) was an American eck won the Nobel Prize in Literature in Some of his most famous works are Of Mice and Men () and The Grapes of Wrath (), which won a Pulitzer these two books, Steinbeck writes about migrant workers during the Great : John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr., Febru.

John Steinbeck was a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and the author of Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden. Steinbeck dropped out of college and worked as a Born: John Steinbeck. Excerpt from The Grapes of Wrath published in ; excerpt taken from reprint.

The Grapes of Wrath"> "They streamed over the mountains, hungry and restless—restless as ants, scurrying to find work to do—to lift, to push, to pull, to pick, to cut—anything, any burden to bear, for food.

Many of the entries cite works for further reading, and the encyclopedia closes with a selected, general bibliography. Known for his searing social criticism, John Steinbeck is one of the most popular and influential American writers of the 20th century.

His works are read and studied at all levels and have been made into films. John Steinbeck's books depict a realistic and tender image of his childhood and life spent in "Steinbeck Country," the region around the city of Monterrey, California.

The world-renowned novelist, playwright, essayist, and short-story writer was born in Salinas, California, in Author: Esther Lombardi. John Steinbeck, American author and winner of the Nobel Prize inwas a leading writer of novels about the working class and was a major spokesman for the victims of the Great Depression (a downturn in the American system of producing, distributing, and using goods and services in the s, and during which time millions of people lost their jobs).

John Steinbeck, Jr. (born Febru - Decem ) was an American writer best known for the novel Grapes of Wrath, for which he won a Pullitzer Prize, and the novella Of Mice and Men. He wrote 27 books in total, including six non-fiction books, and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Of Mice and Men, novella by John Steinbeck, published in The tragic story, given poignancy by its objective narrative, is about the complex bond between two migrant labourers. The book was adapted by Steinbeck into a three-act play (produced ).

It was adapted for television three times. Travels with Charley: In Search of America is a travelogue written by American author John depicts a road trip around the United States made by Steinbeck, in the company of his standard poodle, eck wrote that he was moved by a desire to see his country on a personal level, since he made his living writing about it.

One of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, John Steinbeck continues to be read and studied at all levels. This encyclopedia extensively overviews his life and writings. Included are roughly alphabetically arranged entries by more than 40 expert contributors.

Entries cover his Author: Brian Railsback. Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage (Western Literature Series) by Susan Shillinglaw | out of 5 stars Biography InSalinas, California was a prosperous farming community, founded about fifty years earlier.

Agriculture was the region’s pay dirt. Only fifteen miles from the Pacific, the mile long Salinas Valley was cool and often foggy, temperatures moderate, and the soil rich beyond measure.

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John Steinbeck () was a prolific American author who won a Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath in and a Nobel Prize in His most famous novel, The Grapes of Wrath, portrayed in accurate detail the struggles of the Dust Bowl novel of social protest was controversial when it was first published, and it remains controversial : Tracey Minzenmayer.John Ernst Steinbeck III is born in Salinas, California.

He is the third of four children (and the only boy) born to John Steinbeck, Sr., the treasurer of Monterey County, and his wife Olive Hamilton Steinbeck, a schoolteacher.

As an older boy, Steinbeck will work summers on the nearby Spreckels Farm. John Steinbeck graduates from Salinas High.First mentioned in Aleister Crowley's 13th century tome of satanic occultism, the Heckronomicon, "Jumpin'" John Steinbeck is one of the Elder Gods, a malevolent race of super-beings that sleep in the coldest depths of R'lyeh and will rise someday to bring sanity and despair to the eck goes about this by bombarding people with his short novels about migrant workers struggling in.