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The betrayal of brotherhood in the work of John Steinbeck

Author: Michael J Meyer
Publisher: Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 33.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Betrayal of brotherhood in the work of John Steinbeck.
Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, 2000
Named Person: John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; Cain, (Biblical figure); Abel, (Biblical figure); John Steinbeck; John Steinbeck; Abel, (Biblical figure); Cain, (Biblical figure); John Steinbeck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Meyer
ISBN: 0773478353 9780773478350
OCLC Number: 42780453
Description: ix, 572 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Shaping Cain and Abel (Meyer) --
From other to brother (McCarthy) --
Steinbeck as fabulist (Jones) --
Adam's wound (John Steinbeck IV) --
"Am I my brother's keeper?" fathers, brothers and wives in Steinbeck's To A God Unknown (Werlock) --
The Pastures of Heaven: Agrarianism and the emergent middle class (Mann) --
The evil other and the migrant movement: Cain sign in In Dubious Battle (Cassuto) --
Overcome by Cain: human nature's inner battle in Steinbeck's "Strike" novel (Busch) --
Of Mice and Men: a story of innocence retained (McEntyre) --
Of Mice and Men: John Steinbeck's parable of the curse of Cain (Goldhurst) --
A fugitive upon the earth: Tom Joad and the myth of Cain (Shaw) --
Between inaction and immoral action Tom Joad's self-definition (Barry) --
Dual duality: Kino as Cain and Abel in The Pearl (Syed) --
Raising Cain: Steinbeck's The Red Pony and the reversal of biblical myth (Etheridge) --
The Bright failure: What shall we make of chaos? (Railsback) --
Fathers and sons in East of Eden (Ouderkirk) --
-Friendly fire: Steinbeck's East of Eden (Gladstein) --
Endless possibilities: the significance of Nomos in Steinbeck's East of Eden (Meyer) --
The dissolution of the curse of Cain in East of Eden (Bragg) --
John Steinbeck's Viva Zapata! and the curse of Cain (Yarmus) --
Relation, vision, and tracking the Welsh rats in East of Eden and The Winter of Our Discontent (Burningham) --
Citizen Cain: Ethan Hawley's double identity in The Winter of Our Discontent (Meyer) --
Judge, observer, prophet: the American Cain and Steinbeck's shifting perspective (Heavilin) --
"We are Cain's children": towards a newer testament (Ditsky).
Series Title: Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 33.
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Meyer.


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