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Shillinglaw, Susan

Works: 37 works in 140 publications in 2 languages and 10,282 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Political fiction  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Love stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Author of introduction, Editor, Photographer
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susan Shillinglaw
A journey into Steinbeck's California by Susan Shillinglaw( )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This part art book, part biography, and part travel guide offers insight into how landscapes and townscapes influenced John Steinbeck's creative process and how, in turn, his legacy has influenced modern California. Various types of readers will appreciate the information in this guide--literary pilgrims will learn more about the state featured so prominently in Steinbeck's work, tourists can visit the same buildings that he lived in and wrote about, and historians will appreciate the engrossing perspective on daily life in early and mid 20th-century California. Offering an entirely new perspec
Steinbeck and the environment interdisciplinary approaches by Susan F Beegel( )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck, intellectual soulmate of pioneering ecologist Edward F. Ricketts, developed a literary vision unique for its biological holism. From his exploration of the environmental disaster in the Dust Bowl region described in The Grapes of Wrath to his voyage of scientific and spiritual discovery among near-pristine marine ecosystems recounted in Log from the Sea of Cortez, Steinbeck's entire canon probes the multiple and interlocked dimensions of his outstanding theme - that human beings and their environment are an inseparable unit. Written by scholars from various disciplines - marine biology, the social and physical sciences, environmental studies, feminist theory, history, and philosophy, as well as American literature - these essays offer a dynamic contribution to the study of Steinbeck by considering his writings from an environmental perspective. And although these writers come from different backgrounds, they find a common theme - Steinbeck blended his literary vision with a unique understanding and appreciation of the environment
America and Americans, and selected nonfiction by John Steinbeck( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There is no writer more quintessentially American than John Steinbeck. More than three decades after his death, he remains one of America's most beloved authors. Yet his nonfiction - the writings in which he spoke directly about his world - have long been overlooked. Now, in celebration of the centennial of his birth, this original collection brings together for the first time more than fifty of Steinbeck's finest essays and journalistic pieces, from his 1936 series of newspaper articles."--Jacket
Carol and John Steinbeck portrait of a marriage by Susan Shillinglaw( )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writer John Steinbeck's first wife, Carol Henning Steinbeck, was his creative anchor and muse. They met at Lake Tahoe in 1928, their unconventional personalities meshing in artistic synergy. Their literary milieu in 1930s California included Modernist artists and writers such as Lincoln Steffens and Joseph Campbell. This biography reveals much about the dynamic partnership that brought forth one of the great novels of the 20th century, The Grapes of Wrath
An Introduction to The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, a novel about a poor family of sharecroppers who are driven from their home by drought, economic hardship, and changes in the agriculture industry during the Great Depression
The winter of our discontent by John Steinbeck( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: From a swashbuckling pirate fantasy to a meditation on American morality-two classic Steinbeck novels make their black spine debuts. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had "resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American." Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With the decline in their status, his wife is restless, and his teenage children are hungry for the tantalizing material comforts he cannot provide. Then one day, in a moment of moral crisis, Ethan decides to take a holiday from his own scrupulous standards
On reading the Grapes of Wrath by Susan Shillinglaw( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Today's foremost Steinbeck scholar writes an extended meditation on the influence of The Grapes of Wrath, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its first publication 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.""--
Beyond boundaries : rereading John Steinbeck ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck : the contemporary reviews by Joseph R McElrath( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of men and their making : the selected non-fiction of John Steinbeck by John Steinbeck( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck : centennial reflections by american writers by Susan Shillinglaw( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don't belong no place ... With us it ain't like that. We got a future ... because I got you to look after me and you got me to look after you." George and Lennie are migrant American laborers --the one alert and protective and the other strong, stupid and potentially dangerous. This is the powerful story of their relationship and their dreams of finding a more stable and less lonely way of life. This edition contains notes to aid student comprehension as well as details on both the author and the period during which the novel is set
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells a story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers, who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife. Tragic tale of a retarded man and the friend who loves and tries to protect him
Cannery row by John Steinbeck( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het leven van een aantal randfiguren rond een strandcomplex in een Californisch kustplaatsje
The portable Steinbeck by John Steinbeck( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It would be impossible to overstate John Steinbeck's enduring influence on American letters. Profuse with a richness of language, sly humor, and empathy for even his most flawed characters, Steinbeck's books are still widely read and deeply relevant today. The Portable Steinbeck is a grand sampling of his most important and popular works. Here are the complete novels Of Mice and Men and The Red Pony, together with self-contained excerpts from several longer novels, the text of his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, a fascinating introduction by Pascal Covici, Jr., son of Steinbeck's longtime editor, and a new introduction from leading Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw that puts Steinbeck in the context of the 21st century
John Steinbeck's The Grapes of wrath audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes interviews, commentaries and excerpts from the novel, providing first-hand accounts of why The Grapes of Wrath remains so compelling seven decades after its initial publication. Teacher's guide contains ten lessons, each with a focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments. Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail with state language arts standards required for fiction. Reader's guide includes interviews, book lists, time lines, and historical information
The grapes of wrath by Donald, 1935- ; Green, Ricki Sutherland( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Susan Shillinglaw of the Center for Steinbeck Studies; authors Studs Terkel and Gerald Haslam; Steinbeck's son Thomas and third wife, Elaine; and others discuss the Dust Bowl era, the Oakies, and the enduring effect of Steinbeck's book. Program includes the music of Woodie Guthrie, photographs by Dorothea Lange, and clips from John Ford's 1940 film of the novel
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a farm family's Depression-era journey from the Dustbowl of Oklahoma to the California migrant labor camps in search of a better life
America and Americans by John Steinbeck( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author offers his opinions on life in America during the mid-twentieth century
How to organize a Steinbeck book or film discussion group by Susan Shillinglaw( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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