John Steinbeck's portrayal of the Joad family chronicles the harsh realities experienced by migrant farmers during the Great Depression. Authors in this anthology recount the germination and creation of the novel, analyze the book's characters and themes.
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"An anthology of essays by scholars representing various perspectives and interpretation of the novel. The book(s) provides criticism and discussions of meaning, structure, and the historical content...as well as biographical information. It is organized in such a way that will give students a plethora of information in a largely accessible format. Each chapter heading is annotated, giving readers a chance to sample the content of the essays. Furthermore, each selection is introduced with background biographical data on the essay's author alongwith a summary of the content and the particular point of view represented. A reader-friendly and comprehensive resouce for students and teachers of world literature."
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"A valuable resource."
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Book Description Greenhaven Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111565109554
Book Description Greenhaven Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1565109554