By Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh,Simon Stow,Zoe Trodd,Donna Kornhaber,Adrienne Akins,Charles Williams,Michael Gibbons,Roxanne Harde,James R. Swensen,Marijane Osborn,Lauren Onkey,Mimi R. Gladstein,James H. Meredith,Robert S. Hughes
Though he was once a recipient of either the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature, American novelist John Steinbeck (1902--1968) has often been censored. Even within the twenty-first century, approximately 90 years after his paintings first seemed in print, Steinbeck's novels, tales, and performs nonetheless generate controversy: his 1937 publication Of Mice and Men was once banned in a few Mississippi faculties in 2002, and as lately as 2009, he made the yank Library Association's annual record of most often challenged authors. A Political better half to John Steinbeck examines the main contentious political points of the author's physique of labor, from his early exploration of social justice and political authority in the course of the nice melancholy to his later positions concerning family and foreign threats to American regulations. that includes contemporaneous and present-day interpretations of his novels and essays by way of historians, literary students, and political theorists, this booklet covers the spectrum of Steinbeck's writing, exploring every little thing from his position in American political tradition to his seeming betrayal of his leftist ideas in later years.
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A Political Companion to John Steinbeck (Political Companions to Great American Authors) by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh,Simon Stow,Zoe Trodd,Donna Kornhaber,Adrienne Akins,Charles Williams,Michael Gibbons,Roxanne Harde,James R. Swensen,Marijane Osborn,Lauren Onkey,Mimi R. Gladstein,James H. Meredith,Robert S. Hughes