The Grapes of Wrath

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Mar 28, 2006 | 528 Pages

Paperback $19.00

Jan 08, 2002 | 464 Pages

Paperback $18.00

Feb 01, 1999 | 464 Pages

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Jul 01, 1997 | 736 Pages

Paperback $18.00

Aug 06, 2002 | 528 Pages

Ebook $13.99

Mar 28, 2006 | 544 Pages

  • Paperback $18.00

    Mar 28, 2006 | 528 Pages

  • Paperback $19.00

    Jan 08, 2002 | 464 Pages

  • Paperback $18.00

    Feb 01, 1999 | 464 Pages

  • Paperback $25.00

    Jul 01, 1997 | 736 Pages

  • Paperback $18.00

    Aug 06, 2002 | 528 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Mar 28, 2006 | 544 Pages

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Awards

Pulitzer Prize (Fiction) WINNER

Praise

“Steinbeck is a poet. . . . Everything is real, everything perfect.” —Upton Sinclair, Common Sense

“I think, and with earnest and honest consideration . . . that The Grapes of Wrath is the greatest American novel I have ever read.” Dorothy Parker

“It seems to me as great a book as has yet come out of America.” —Alexander Woollcott

Table Of Contents

The Grapes of WrathEditor’s Preface to the Second Edition
Chronology
A Note on the Text
I. The Grapes of Wrath: The Text
Map of the Joads’ Journey

II. The Social Context
Frank J. Taylor, California’s Grapes of Wrath
Carey McWilliams, California Pastoral
Martin Shockley, The Reception of The Grapes of Wrath in Oklahoma

III. The Creative Context
Jackson J. Benson, The Background to the Composition of The Grapes of Wrath
Robert DeMott, “Working Days and Hours”: Steinbeck’s Writing of The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck, Suggestion for an Interview with Joseph Henry Jackson

IV. Criticism
Editors’ Introduction: The Pattern of Criticism
Frederic I. Carpenter, The Philosophical Joads
Peter Lisca, The Grapes of Wrath as Fiction
Robert J. Griffin and William A. Freedman, Machines and Animals: Pervasive Motifs in The Grapes of Wrath
John R. Reed, The Grapes of Wrath and the Esthetics of Indigence
Patrick W. Shaw, Tom’s Other Trip: Psycho-Physical Questing in The Grapes of Wrath
John J. Conder, Steinbeck and Nature’s Self: The Grapes of Wrath
Louis Owens, The American Joads
John Ditsky, The Ending of The Grapes of Wrath: A Further Commentary
Nellie Y. McKay, From “Happy [?]-Wife-and-Motherdom”: The Portrayal of Ma Joad in John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath
Mimi Reisel Gladstein, The Grapes of Wrath: Steinbeck and the Eternal Immigrant

Topics for Discussion and Papers
Bibliography

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