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A political companion to John Steinbeck, edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow

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A political companion to John Steinbeck
Title
A political companion to John Steinbeck
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zirakzadeh, Cyrus Ernesto
  • Stow, Simon
Series statement
Political companions to great American authors
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  • Steinbeck, John
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Politics and literature
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political and social views
  • Politics and literature
  • United States
  • Politisches Denken
Label
A political companion to John Steinbeck, edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • Chapter 5. Group Man and the Limits of Working-Class Politics: The Political Vision of Steinbeck's In Dubious BattleChapter 6. The Indifference of Nature and the Cruelty of Wealth; Chapter 7. ""The Technique of Building Worlds"": Exodian Nation Formation in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath; Part III; Chapter 8. Focusing on the Migrant: The Contextualization of Dorothea Lange's Photographs of the John Steinbeck Committee; Chapter 9. Participatory Parables: Cinema, Social Action, and Steinbeck's Mexican Dilemma; Chapter 10. ""Not Afraid of Being Heroic"": Bruce Springsteen's John Steinbeck
  • Chapter 11. Retelling an American Political Tale: A Comparison of Literary, Cinematic, and Musical Versions of The Grapes of WrathPart IV; Chapter 12. Patriotic Ironies: John Steinbeck's Wartime Service to His Country; Chapter 13. John Steinbeck's Shifting View of America: From Travels with Charley to America and Americans; Chapter 14. ""Can You Honestly Love a Dishonest Thing?"" The Tragic Patriotism of The Winter of Our Discontent; Acknowledgments; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index; Series Page
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ocn843331100
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 373 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813142043
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2q5dk7
  • 5b7fdeff-f5df-47d0-8f60-d3d41ee02d30
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843331100
Label
A political companion to John Steinbeck, edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • Chapter 5. Group Man and the Limits of Working-Class Politics: The Political Vision of Steinbeck's In Dubious BattleChapter 6. The Indifference of Nature and the Cruelty of Wealth; Chapter 7. ""The Technique of Building Worlds"": Exodian Nation Formation in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath; Part III; Chapter 8. Focusing on the Migrant: The Contextualization of Dorothea Lange's Photographs of the John Steinbeck Committee; Chapter 9. Participatory Parables: Cinema, Social Action, and Steinbeck's Mexican Dilemma; Chapter 10. ""Not Afraid of Being Heroic"": Bruce Springsteen's John Steinbeck
  • Chapter 11. Retelling an American Political Tale: A Comparison of Literary, Cinematic, and Musical Versions of The Grapes of WrathPart IV; Chapter 12. Patriotic Ironies: John Steinbeck's Wartime Service to His Country; Chapter 13. John Steinbeck's Shifting View of America: From Travels with Charley to America and Americans; Chapter 14. ""Can You Honestly Love a Dishonest Thing?"" The Tragic Patriotism of The Winter of Our Discontent; Acknowledgments; Selected Bibliography; Contributors; Index; Series Page
Control code
ocn843331100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 373 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813142043
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2q5dk7
  • 5b7fdeff-f5df-47d0-8f60-d3d41ee02d30
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843331100

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