skip to content
Renaissance Man of Cannery Row The Life and Letters of Edward F Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Renaissance Man of Cannery Row The Life and Letters of Edward F

Author: Edward F Ricketts; Katharine A Rodger
Publisher: Alabama University of Alabama Press 2009
Series: Alabama Fire Ant
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This portrait of one of John Steinbeck's closest friends illuminates the life and work of a figure central to the development of scientific and literary thought in the 20th century. Marine biologist Edward F. Ricketts is perhaps best known as the inspiration for John Steinbeck's most empathic literary characters Doc in Cannery Row, Slim in Of Mice and Men, Jim Casy in The Grapes of Wrath, and Lee in East of Eden.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward F Ricketts; Katharine A Rodger
ISBN: 9780817350871 081735087X 9780817380953 0817380957
OCLC Number: 1020171915
Description: 1 online resource (340 Seiten)
Series Title: Alabama Fire Ant

Abstract:

Marine biologist Edward F. Ricketts was a close friend of John Steinbeck, but he was also central to the development of scientific and literary thought in the 20th century. This text contains 134  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The letters do not disappoint. They are especially rich in the type of free-ranging discourse on art, literature, and music that attracted Ricketts's coterie, as well as in his special qualities as Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1020171915> # Renaissance Man of Cannery Row The Life and Letters of Edward F
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "1020171915" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/alu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/578.77092/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Person/rodger_katharine_a> ; # Katharine A. Rodger
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Person/ricketts_edward_f> ; # Edward F. Ricketts
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "This portrait of one of John Steinbeck's closest friends illuminates the life and work of a figure central to the development of scientific and literary thought in the 20th century. Marine biologist Edward F. Ricketts is perhaps best known as the inspiration for John Steinbeck's most empathic literary characters Doc in Cannery Row, Slim in Of Mice and Men, Jim Casy in The Grapes of Wrath, and Lee in East of Eden. The correspondence of this accomplished scientist, writer, and philosopher reveals the influential exchange of ideas he shared with ..." ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801667867> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Series/alabama_fire_ant> ; # Alabama Fire Ant
   schema:name "Renaissance Man of Cannery Row The Life and Letters of Edward F" ;
   schema:productID "1020171915" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817380953> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817350871> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1020171915> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Person/ricketts_edward_f> # Edward F. Ricketts
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ricketts" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward F." ;
   schema:name "Edward F. Ricketts" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Person/rodger_katharine_a> # Katharine A. Rodger
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Rodger" ;
   schema:givenName "Katharine A." ;
   schema:name "Katharine A. Rodger" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801667867#Series/alabama_fire_ant> # Alabama Fire Ant
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1020171915> ; # Renaissance Man of Cannery Row The Life and Letters of Edward F
   schema:name "Alabama Fire Ant" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817350871>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "081735087X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780817350871" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817380953>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0817380957" ;
   schema:isbn "9780817380953" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.