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A political companion to John Steinbeck, edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow - (electronic bk.)

Summary
Though he was a recipient of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature, American novelist John Steinbeck (1902--1968) has frequently been censored. Even in the twenty-first century, nearly ninety years after his work first appeared in print, Steinbeck's novels, stories, and plays still generate controversy: his 1937 book Of Mice and Men was banned in some Mississippi schools in 2002, and as recently as 2009, he made the American Library Association's annual list of most frequently challenged authors.A Political Companion to John Steinbeck examines the most contentiou
Table Of Contents
Front Cover; TItle Page; Copyright Page; Epigraphs; Contents; Series Foreword; Prologue: John Steinbeck in the 1930s: Living Under the Gun; Introduction: The Dangerous Ambivalence of John Steinbeck; Part I; Chapter 1. Revolutionary Conservative, Conservative Revolutionary? John Steinbeck and The Grapes of Wrath; Chapter 2. Star Signals: John Steinbeck in the American Protest Literature Tradition; Chapter 3. The Novelist as Playwright: Adaptation, Politics, and the Plays of John Steinbeck; Chapter 4. Steinbeck and the Tragedy of Progress; Part II
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781299606203

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