John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck in1939
Steinbeck in 1939

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American novelist and short story writer. His most famous works include The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and East of Eden. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962.1

Works

Novels

  • Cup of Gold (1929)
  • To a God Unknown (1933)
  • Tortilla Flat (1935)
  • In Dubious Battle (1936)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
  • The Moon Is Down (1942)
  • Cannery Row (1945)
  • The Wayward Bus (1947)
  • East of Eden (1952)
  • Sweet Thursday (1954)
  • The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication (1957)
  • The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)

Novellas

  • The Red Pony (1933)
  • Of Mice and Men (1937)
  • The Pearl (1947)
  • Burning Bright (1950)

Story collections

  • The Pastures of Heaven (1932)
  • The Long Valley (1938)

Nonfiction

  • Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research (1941)
  • Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team (1942)
  • A Russian Journal (1948)
  • The Log from the Sea of Cortez (1951)
  • Once There Was A War (1958)
  • Travels with Charley: In Search of America (1962)
  • America and Americans (1966)
  • Working Days: The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath (1989)
  • Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War (2012)

Letters

  • Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters (1969)
  • Steinbeck: A Life in Letters (1975)

Screenplays

  • The Forgotten Village (1941)
  • Viva Zapata! (1975)

Adaptations

  • The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights (1976)

See also

External Links

References

1. “John Steinbeck.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 31, 2020.

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