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Title A political companion to John Steinbeck / edited by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh and Simon Stow.
Publication Info Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2013.



Descript 1 online resource (x, 373 pages) : illustrations.
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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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ISBN 9780813142043 (electronic bk.)
0813142040 (electronic bk.)
1299606202 (electronic bk.)
9781299606203 (electronic bk.)
9780813142036 (electronic bk.)
0813142032 (electronic bk.)
9780813142029
0813142024
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Series Political companions to great American authors
Political companions to great American authors.
Subject Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alt author Zirakzadeh, Cyrus Ernesto, 1951-
Stow, Simon, 1970-
Descript 1 online resource (x, 373 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
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.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780813142043 (electronic bk.)
0813142040 (electronic bk.)
1299606202 (electronic bk.)
9781299606203 (electronic bk.)
9780813142036 (electronic bk.)
0813142032 (electronic bk.)
9780813142029
0813142024
Series Political companions to great American authors
Political companions to great American authors.
Subject Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alt author Zirakzadeh, Cyrus Ernesto, 1951-
Stow, Simon, 1970-

Subject Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Descript 1 online resource (x, 373 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
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.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Zirakzadeh, Cyrus Ernesto, 1951-
Stow, Simon, 1970-
ISBN 9780813142043 (electronic bk.)
0813142040 (electronic bk.)
1299606202 (electronic bk.)
9781299606203 (electronic bk.)
9780813142036 (electronic bk.)
0813142032 (electronic bk.)
9780813142029
0813142024

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