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Title:
A biographical and critical introduction of John Steinbeck
Author:
Simmonds, Roy S.
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Publication Information:
Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xxi, 275 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780773476998
Format :
Book

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Central Library PS3537.T3234 Z86668 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This is an introduction to the work of American writer John Steinbeck. The book provides a bibliographical index and also gives a critical analysis of his work. It explores not only themes that preoccupied him as a writer, but also the concepts and philosophies that shaped the course of investigations into the mysteries of human nature and psyche.


Author Notes

Roy Simmonds was born in London and has been an independent scholar since the early 1970s


Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Abbreviationsp. xxiii
Chapter 1 The Apprentice Yearsp. 1
Chapter 2 First Successp. 25
Chapter 3 The Troubled Thirtiesp. 43
Chapter 4 The Grapes of Wrath and Sea of Cortezp. 79
Chapter 5 World War IIp. 107
Chapter 6 Mexicop. 133
Chapter 7 The Early Fiftiesp. 149
Chapter 8 The Unrealized Dreamp. 175
Chapter 9 The Early Sixtiesp. 197
Chapter 10 The Nobel Prize and Afterp. 217
Chapter 11 The Steinbeck Legacyp. 231
Notesp. 237
Bibliographyp. 247
Indexp. 267

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