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A John Steinbeck Reader

Essays in Honor of Stephen K. George

by Barbara A. Heavilin


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Celebrating the all-too-brief life of a young scholar dedicated to Steinbeck studies, A John Steinbeck Reader: Essays in Honor of Stephen K. George gathers essays from various vantage points including aesthetic, feminist, ethical, and comparative perspectives. Under the direction of Barbara A. Heavilin, George's coeditor of The Steinbeck Review journal and the book, John Steinbeck and His Contemporaries, the authors of these articles have come together both to pay tribute to Stephen andto widen the range of Steinbeck scholarship. Included in this volume are works by two acclaimed poets, as well as insightful readings of a little known early short story and an unsuccessful novel by Steinbeck. In addition to George, who is represented here with an essay on societal ethics, and Heavilin, who writes about Travels with Charley, the contributors to this volume include: Mary Brown, Danica Cerce, Mimi Gladstein, Charlotte Hadella, Tetsumaro Hayashi, Luchen Li, Michael J. Meyer, Kyoshi...

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Scarecrow Press
Scarecrow Press
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Barbara A. Heavilin (Editor)

Barbara Heavilin is the cofounder of The Steinbeck Review and currently serves as its coeditor. She is the author of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men: A Reference Guide. She is the coeditor, with Stephen Ge...

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