The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
Author: John Steinbeck
Release: 1939
Editor: Turtleback Books
Pages: 455
ISBN: 1417670355
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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
Release: 2006-03-28
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 532
ISBN: 0143039431
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man’s fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman’s stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At once a naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck’s powerful landmark novel is perhaps the most American of American Classics. This Penguin Classics edition contains an introduction and notes by Steinbeck scholar Robert Demott. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

On Reading The Grapes of Wrath

On Reading The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Susan Shillinglaw
Release: 2014-02-19
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780698146099
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 promised land of California. The story of their struggle remains eerily relevant in today's America and stands as a portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, "in the souls of the people."

Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath
Author: Boyd Cable
Release: 2018-09-21
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
Pages: 156
ISBN: 9783734041457
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Reproduction of the original: Grapes of Wrath by Boyd Cable

Working Days

Working Days
Author: John Steinbeck
Release: 1990-12-01
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0140144579
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 huge though controversial success. It is a unique and penetrating portrait of an emblematic American writer creating an essential American masterpiece.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Mary Harriott Norris
Release: 1901
Editor: Boston, Small, Maynard
Pages: 394
ISBN: NYPL:33433076023930
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Great Writers of the English Language

Great Writers of the English Language
Author: GREAT.,Mark Twain,F. SCOTT. FITZGERALD,JOHN. STEINBECK,ERNEST. HEMINGWAY
Release: 1989
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 104
ISBN: 1854350072
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

An illustrated overview of the life and works of a selected number of important writers in the English language from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

Whose Names Are Unknown

Whose Names Are Unknown
Author: Sanora Babb
Release: 2012-11-20
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
Pages: 222
ISBN: 9780806180786
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 that the market could not support two books on the subject.

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
Release: 1996
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 1098
ISBN: UOM:39015036032368
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Short stories and a novel are accompanied by nonfiction works dealing with a marine biological expedition and migrant farm workers

New Essays on The Grapes of Wrath

New Essays on The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Emory Elliot
Release: 1990-08-31
Editor: CUP Archive
Pages: 130
ISBN: 0521369096
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

The four essays and introduction explore the issues raised by The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Nunnally Johnson
Release: 1990
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 296
ISBN: OCLC:1193486560
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

The Harvest Gypsies

The Harvest Gypsies
Author: John Steinbeck
Release: 2017-05-01
Editor: Heyday.ORIM
Pages: 82
ISBN: 9781597143424
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 farm laborers. With the inquisitiveness of an investigative reporter and the emotional power of a novelist in his prime, Steinbeck toured the squatters’ camps and Hoovervilles of rural California. The Harvest Gypsies gives us an eyewitness account of the horrendous Dust Bowl migration, and provides the factual foundation for Steinbeck’s masterpiece. Included are twenty-two photographs by Dorothea Lange and others, many of which accompanied Steinbeck’s original articles. '”Steinbeck’s potent blend of empathy and moral outrage was perfectly matched by the photographs of Dorothea Lange, who had caught the whole saga with her camera—the tents, the jalopies, the bindlestiffs, the pathos and courage of uprooted mothers and children.”—San Francisco Review of Books “Steinbeck’s journalism shares the enduring quality of his famous novel…Certain to engage students of both American literature and labor history.”—Publishers Weekly

John Steinbeck s The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck s The Grapes of Wrath
Author: John Steinbeck
Release: 1991
Editor: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Pages: 143
ISBN: 0822204754
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Presents the drama version of Steinbeck's story of the Joad family's struggle for survival during the Depression.

The Stricklands

The Stricklands
Author: Edwin Lanham
Release: 2002
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
Pages: 311
ISBN: 0806134194
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

In The Stricklands, Edwin Lanham tells the story of two brothers, tenant farmers who faced losing their land in 1930s Oklahoma. One brother turns to stealing; the other struggles to unite whites and blacks against the exploitative landowners. Originally published in 1939, this novel provides insight into rural life in Depression-era Oklahoma. A new foreword by Lawrence Rodgers sets Lanham’s novel in its historical, regional, and literary context.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Anonim
Release: 2009-01-01
Editor: BRILL
Pages: 928
ISBN: 9789042026834
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 novel, its religious overtones, and its reputation as a radical work of art are revisited with fresh insights. Because The Grapes of Wrath holds iconic stature as an American masterpiece, both scholarly and lay readers will welcome this two volume set since it includes many new avenues of approach that will encourage greater insights, deeper understandings, and further explorations of the complexities of Steinbeck’s achievements in this classic work of art.

A Survey on John Steinbeck s The Grapes of Wrath

A Survey on John Steinbeck s  The Grapes of Wrath
Author: Bernd Steiner
Release: 2007-11
Editor: GRIN Verlag
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9783638844598
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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 making and reception of The Grapes of Wrath is presented. This is followed by a closer analysis of the novel with regard to such crucial aspects as setting, structure, characters, themes and symbolism. The paper concludes with a brief discussion of whether the novel lends itself to a film adaptation and how famous director John Ford handled the subject in his critically acclaimed film version from the year 1940.

Study Guide to The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Study Guide to The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Author: Intelligent Education
Release: 2020-02-10
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 124
ISBN: 1645422801
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, which was the best selling book in 1939 and won the National Book Award. As a 1939 American realist novel, The Grapes of Wrath follows a struggling family on their search for work, success, and safety during the Great Depression. Moreover, Steinbeck discusses social philosophy by weaving in themes such as family, betrayal, and change. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Steinbeck's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Mercy Among the Children

Mercy Among the Children
Author: David Adams Richards
Release: 2011-07-27
Editor: Anchor Canada
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780307373816
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

Mercy Among the Children received effusive praise from the critics, was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and won the Giller Prize. It was named one of 2000’s best books, became a national bestseller in hardcover for months, and would be published in the US and UK. It is seen, however, as being at odds with literary fashion for concerning itself with good and evil and the human freedom to choose between them — an approach that puts Richards, as Maclean’s magazine says, firmly in the tradition of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Author Wayne Johnston recounts hearing Richards read in 1983 and being struck by his unqualified love for every one of his characters, even though “it was not then fashionable to love your characters”. Pottersfield Portfolio editor Tony Tremblay calls Richards the most misunderstood Canadian writer of the century, and a “great moralist”, comparing him to Morley Callaghan, Kafka and Melville. As a boy, Sydney Henderson thinks he has killed Connie Devlin when he pushes him from a roof for stealing his sandwich. He vows to God he will never again harm another if Connie survives. Connie walks away, laughing, and Sydney embarks upon a life of self-immolating goodness. In spite of having educated himself with such classics as Tolstoy and Marcus Aurelius, he is not taken seriously enough to enter university because of his background of dire poverty and abuse, which leads everyone to expect the worst of him. His saintly generosity of spirit is treated with suspicion and contempt, especially when he manages to win the love of beautiful Elly. Unwilling to harm another in thought or deed, or to defend himself against false accusations, he is exploited and tormented by others in this rural community, and finally implicated in the death of a 19-year-old boy. Lyle Henderson knows his father is innocent, but is angry that the family has been ridiculed for years, and that his mother and sister suffer for it. He feels betrayed by his father’s passivity in the face of one blow after another, and unable to accept his belief in long-term salvation. Unlike his father, he cannot believe that evil will be punished in the end. While his father turns the other cheek, Lyle decides the right way is in fighting, and embarks on a morally empty life of stealing, drinking and violence. A compassionate, powerful story of humanity confronting inhumanity, it is a culmination of Richards’ last seven books, beginning with Road to the Stilt House. It takes place in New Brunswick’s Miramichi Valley, like all of his novels so far, which has led some urban critics to misjudge his work as regional — a criticism leveled at Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad and Emily Bronte in their own day. Like his literary heroes, Richards aims to evoke universal human struggles through his depiction of the events of a small, rural place, where one person’s actions impact inevitably on others in a tragic web of interconnectedness. The setting is extremely important in Richards’ work, “because the characters come from the soil”; but as British Columbia author Jack Hodgins once told Richards, “every character you talk about is a character I've met here in Campbell River”.

The Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemums
Author: John Steinbeck
Release: 1979
Editor: Perfection Learning
Pages: 33
ISBN: UOM:39015018527880
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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.

Long Lost

Long Lost
Author: Jacqueline West
Release: 2021-05-18
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780062691774
Language: en
Available for:

DESCRIPTION BOOK:

“Perfect to be read late into the night.”—Stefan Bachmann, internationally bestselling author of The Peculiar “A spooky sisterhood mystery that is sure to be a hit with readers.”—School Library Journal (starred review) “Grab a flashlight and stay up late with this one.”—Kirkus Reviews Once there were two sisters who did everything together. But only one of them disappeared. New York Times–bestselling author Jacqueline West’s Long Lost is an atmospheric, eerie mystery brimming with suspense. Fans of Katherine Arden’s Small Spaces and Victoria Schwab’s City of Ghosts series will lose themselves in this mesmerizing and century-spanning tale. Eleven-year-old Fiona has just read a book that doesn’t exist. When Fiona’s family moves to a new town to be closer to her older sister’s figure skating club—and far from Fiona’s close-knit group of friends—nobody seems to notice Fiona’s unhappiness. Alone and out of place, Fiona ventures to the town’s library, a rambling mansion donated by a long-dead heiress. And there she finds a gripping mystery novel about a small town, family secrets, and a tragic disappearance. Soon Fiona begins to notice strange similarities that blur the lines between the novel and her new town. With a little help from a few odd Lost Lake locals, Fiona uncovers the book’s strange history. Lost Lake is a town of restless spirits, and Fiona will learn that both help and danger come from unexpected places—maybe even from the sister she thinks doesn’t care about her anymore. New York Times–bestselling and acclaimed author Jacqueline West weaves a heart-pounding, intense, and imaginative mystery that builds anticipation on every page, while centering on the strong and often tumultuous bond between sisters. Laced with suspense, Long Lost will fascinate readers of Trenton Lee Stewart’s The Secret Keepers and fans of ghost stories.