Grapes of Wrath

  • 3.80 MB
  • English
Tandem Library
Classics, Literature - Classics / Crit
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8459553M
ISBN 10141770392X
ISBN 139781417703920

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The Grapes of Wrath won John Steinbeck both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, firmly engraving his name on the stone tablet featuring the canon of Great American Writers. Published init is arguably Steinbeck's best known work and is still widely read today.4/5(K).

The Grapes of Wrath won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize in Early in the s, Steinbeck became a filmmaker with The Forgotten Village () and a serious student of marine biology with Sea of Cortez ().Cited by:   The Grapes of Wrath (), a book many claim is his masterpiece, was both critically acclaimed and denounced for its strong language and apparent leftist politics.

Always shunning publicity, Steinbeck headed for Mexico inwhere he made The Forgotten Village, a documentary film about conditions in rural : Penguin Publishing Group. The Grapes of Wrath, the best-known novel by John Steinbeck, published in The book evokes the harshness of the Great Depression and arouses sympathy for the struggles of migrant farmworkers beset by adversity and vast impersonal commercial influences.

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In John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Tom Joad and his family are forced from their farm in the Depression-era Oklahoma Dust Bowl and set out for California along with thousands of others. When The Grapes of Wrath was published inAmerica, still recovering from the Great Depression, came face to face with itself in a startling, lyrical way.

John Steinbeck gathered the country's recent shames and devastations--the Hoovervilles, the desperate, dirty children, the dissolution of kin, the oppressive labor conditions--in the Joad family/5(K).