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  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release : 09 August 2022
  • ISBN : 1417670355
  • Page : 455 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 159 voters

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Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joads as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the Depression.

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Release Date : 1939
  • ISBN : 1417670355
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Depicts the hardships and suffering endured by the Joads as they journey from Oklahoma to California during the Depression.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-03-28
  • ISBN : 0143039431
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read A Penguin Classic First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads—driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land

Working Days

Working Days
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1990-12-01
  • ISBN : 0140144579
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John Steinbeck wrote The Grapes of Wrath during an astonishing burst of activity between June and October of 1938. Throughout the time he was creating his greatest work, Steinbeck faithfully kept a journal revealing his arduous journey toward its completion. The journal, like the novel it chronicles, tells a tale of dramatic proportions—of dogged determination and inspiration, yet also of paranoia, self-doubt, and obstacles. It records in intimate detail the conception and genesis of The Grapes of Wrath and its

On Reading The Grapes of Wrath

On Reading The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : Susan Shillinglaw
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-02-19
  • ISBN : 9780698146099
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In this compelling biography of a book, Susan Shillinglaw delves into John Steinbeck's classic to explore the cultural, social, political, scientific, and creative impact of The Grapes of Wrath upon first publication, as well as its enduring legacy. First published in April 1939, Steinbeck's National Book Award-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the

Whose Names Are Unknown

Whose Names Are Unknown
  • Author : Sanora Babb
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-20
  • ISBN : 9780806180786
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Sanora Babb’s long-hidden novel Whose Names Are Unknown tells of the High Plains farmers who fled drought and dust storms during the Great Depression. Written with empathy for the farmers’ plight, this powerful narrative is based upon the author’s firsthand experience. Babb submitted the manuscript for this book to Random House for consideration in 1939. Editor Bennett Cerf planned to publish this “exceptionally fine” novel but when John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath swept the nation, Cerf explained

The Harvest Gypsies

The Harvest Gypsies
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Heyday.ORIM
  • Release Date : 2017-05-01
  • ISBN : 9781597143424
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A collection of newspaper articles about Dust Bowl migrants in California’s Central Valley by the author of The Grapes of Wrath, accompanied by photos. Three years before his triumphant novel The Grapes of Wrath—a fictional portrayal of a Depression-era family fleeing Oklahoma during a disastrous period of drought and dust storms—John Steinbeck wrote seven articles for the San Francisco News about these history-making events and the hundreds of thousands who made their way west to work as

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • ISBN : 9789042026834
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The Grapes of Wrath: A Re-Consideration is a collection of essays compiled by Steinbeck bibliographer, Michael J. Meyer, in celebration of the novel's seventieth anniversary. Following the pattern of previous books in the Dialogue series, this study presents analyses by senior Steinbeck scholars and also introduces several new voices. Issues addressed include accusations about the novel's sentimentality, speculations about its status as a work of naturalism, and questions about its experimental structure. In addition, the language and imagery of the

John Steinbeck: The Grapes of Wrath & Other Writings 1936-1941 (LOA #86)

John Steinbeck: The Grapes of Wrath & Other Writings 1936-1941 (LOA #86)
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : UOM:39015036032368
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Short stories and a novel are accompanied by nonfiction works dealing with a marine biological expedition and migrant farm workers

A Survey on John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"

A Survey on John Steinbeck's
  • Author : Bernd Steiner
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2007-11
  • ISBN : 9783638844598
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Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, Catholic University Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, course: Novel and Film (HS), 11 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper deals with John Steinbeck's groundbreaking, Nobel Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939). Causing a public uproar at the time of its publication, it arguably marks the pinnacle of Steinbeck's work and is widely regarded as one of the great classics of American literature. At first, some background information concerning the

The Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemums
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Perfection Learning
  • Release Date : 1979
  • ISBN : UOM:39015018527880
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John Steinbeck [RL 7 IL 7-12] A woman shares her prize flowers with a dishonest vagrant and the results are shattering. Themes: vulnerability; exploitation. 34 pages. Tale Blazers.

The Short Novels of John Steinbeck

The Short Novels of John Steinbeck
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-07-08
  • ISBN : 9781101138878
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A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Steinbeck's brilliant short novels Collected here for the first time in a deluxe paperback volume are six of John Steinbeck's most widely read and beloved novels. From the tale of commitment, loneliness and hope in Of Mice and Men, to the tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society in Cannery Row, to The Pearl's examination of the fallacy of the American dream, Steinbeck stories of realism, that were imbued with

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : 0822204754
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Presents the drama version of Steinbeck's story of the Joad family's struggle for survival during the Depression.

"Master and Man," and Other Parables and Tales

  • Author : graf Leo Tolstoy
  • Publisher : London : J.M. Dent & sons, Limited ; New York : E.P. Dutton & Company
  • Release Date : 1911
  • ISBN : UCD:31175002054271
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In addition to the title story, this book includes "How Much Land Does a Man Require," "Where Love Is There God Is Also," "God Sees the Right, Though He Be Slow to Declare It" and others.

Obscene in the Extreme

Obscene in the Extreme
  • Author : Rick Wartzman
  • Publisher : Public Affairs
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9781586483319
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Describes how, after its publication in 1939 and then becoming the nation's best-selling book, a great conflict arose in Kern County, California, as a giant cotton grower and a determined librarian went head-to-head over the issue of censorship with public burnings of this masterpiece at center stage.

The Critical Response to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

The Critical Response to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
  • Author : Barbara A. Heavilin
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : UOM:39015049496667
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When it was initially published in 1939, John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath instantly became a bestseller. Like many phenomenally popular works, it has elicited a wide range of critical responses. Some critics have attacked Steinbeck for his alleged sentimentalism, while others have praised him for writing a great American epic. While modern critics have generally responded positively toward his novel, they have done so at a time when its place in the American literary canon is increasingly uncertain. Through reviews,