New Essays on The Grapes of Wrath

New Essays on The Grapes of Wrath

by David Wyatt
     
 

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Four essays and a general introduction provide contemporary readings of The Grapes of Wrath for a general audience. Written in an accessible style, the essays cover the issues and themes of Steinbeck's politics, metaphors of movement and growth, views of women, uses of documentary, and the conversion of the novel into film. The introduction provides a history of the

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Four essays and a general introduction provide contemporary readings of The Grapes of Wrath for a general audience. Written in an accessible style, the essays cover the issues and themes of Steinbeck's politics, metaphors of movement and growth, views of women, uses of documentary, and the conversion of the novel into film. The introduction provides a history of the novel's public reception, a summary of the major phases of critical response, and a reading of the novel as an act of returning west to Steinbeck's lost California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521369091
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/1990
Series:
American Novel Series
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

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