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Author: Barbara A Heavilin; Stephen K George
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
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Celebrating the all-too-brief life of a young scholar dedicated to Steinbeck studies, A John Steinbeck Reader: Essays in Honor of Stephen K. George gathers essays from various vantage points including aesthetic, feminist, ethical, and comparative perspectives. Under the direction of Barbara A. Heavilin, George's coeditor of The Steinbeck Review journal and the book, John Steinbeck and His Contemporaries, the authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
John Steinbeck reader.
Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008042012
(OCoLC)256535259
Named Person: John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Heavilin; Stephen K George
ISBN: 9780810867123 0810867125
OCLC Number: 312933492
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 181 pages)
Contents: Part 1: Poetic Views of Two Steinbeck Characters --
1. Contented--For Mary Hawley (And, in Another Way, for Stephen George) / Mary M. Brown --
2. A Dialogue with Steinbeck's Lee Concerning Servanthood, Timshel, and Immortality through Words / Thom Satterlee --
Part 2: Steinbeck, Aesthetics, and Ethics --
3. The Contemporary Nature of Steinbeck's Winter : Artistry, Integrity, and September 11 / Stephen K. George --
4. "Only through Imitation Do We Develop towards Originality" : Reflections of Addison's Spectator in Steinbeck's Travels with Charley / Barbara A. Heavilin --
5. Charley, America, and Malory : John Steinheck's Later Ethics / John H. Timmerman --
Part 3: Steinbeck, the Eyes of a Child, and Lonely Ladies --
6. Through the Eyes of a Child : A Steinbeck Forte / Mimi Reisel Gladstein --
7. Lonely Ladies and Landscapes : A Comparison of John Steinbeck's "The White Quail" and Eudora Welty's "A Curtain of Green" / Charlotte Cook Hadella --
Part 4: Steinbeck, the American Ideal, Politics, and War --
8. Steinbeck's The Winter of Our Discontent and the American Ideal / Stephen L. Tanner --
9. Art for Politics : The Political Dimension of Steinbeck's Works in Eastern Europe / Danica Cerce --
10. John Steinbeck as Lyndon B. Johnson's Speech Writer / Tetsumaro Hayashi --
Part 5: Steinbeck, Culture, Viewpoints, a Grand Joke, and a Meditative Reading --
11. John Steinbeck's Cultural Frontiers / Luchen Li --
12. It's All in Your Head : Transforming Heavenly and Hellish Settings in Steinbeck's The Pastures of Heaven / Michael I. Meyer --
13. The Short, Happy Life of Pippin IV : The Grand Joke / Brian Railsback --
14. "Fingers of Cloud : A Satire on College Protervity" : A Meditative Reading / Kiyoshi Nakayama.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara A. Heavilin.

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