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The Resource Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath, Louise Hawker, book editor

Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath, Louise Hawker, book editor

Label
Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath
Title
Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath
Statement of responsibility
Louise Hawker, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides background on the life of American author John Steinbeck and the influences that shaped his life and work, features critical essays that explore industrialism as portrayed in his novel "The Grapes of Wrath, " and examines issues of industrialism in the twenty-first century
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3537.T3234
LC item number
G854 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Hawker, Louise
Series statement
Social issues in literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Steinbeck, John
  • Industrialization in literature
Label
Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath, Louise Hawker, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171) and index
Contents
The background of John Steinbeck. The life of John Steinbeck / Richard Astro. Steinbeck's personal observations informed The grapes of wrath / Peter Lisca. Steinbeck was honored for sympathetic portrayals of the oppressed / Anders Österling -- The grapes of wrath and industrialism. Reverence for the common people / Joseph Warren Beach. Steinbeck was careful not to sentimentalize his characters / Louis Owens. White Okies were not the only victims of industrialism / Charles Cunningham. Personal morality is compromised by corporate values / Joseph Allegretti. Machines of industrialization are impersonal monsters / Robert J. Griffin and William A. Freedman. Biblical parallels emphasize the spiritual aspect of the Joads' journey / Joseph Fontenrose. Okies' transformation from personal to political struggle / Stephen Railton. Migrants were lured to California by an unattainable prize / Jessica B. Teisch. Steinbeck exaggerated the scale of the Okies' misfortune / Keith Windschuttle. Steinbeck helped to change perceptions of the homeless / Christina Sheehan Gold -- Contemporary perspectives on industrialism. Corporations and the government must protect farm workers' rights / Human Rights Watch et al. Corporations must adhere to a code of ethics in the post-Enron environment / David F. Jadwin. Industrialism is killing the family farm / Circle of Responsibility. Oil shortages will change the definition of industrialism / John Michael Greer. Home ownership offers security to immigrants / Sue Kirchhoff
Control code
ocn193178365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
179 p.
Isbn
9780737740349
Lccn
2008925249
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1236205
  • (OCoLC)193178365
Label
Industrialism in John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath, Louise Hawker, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171) and index
Contents
The background of John Steinbeck. The life of John Steinbeck / Richard Astro. Steinbeck's personal observations informed The grapes of wrath / Peter Lisca. Steinbeck was honored for sympathetic portrayals of the oppressed / Anders Österling -- The grapes of wrath and industrialism. Reverence for the common people / Joseph Warren Beach. Steinbeck was careful not to sentimentalize his characters / Louis Owens. White Okies were not the only victims of industrialism / Charles Cunningham. Personal morality is compromised by corporate values / Joseph Allegretti. Machines of industrialization are impersonal monsters / Robert J. Griffin and William A. Freedman. Biblical parallels emphasize the spiritual aspect of the Joads' journey / Joseph Fontenrose. Okies' transformation from personal to political struggle / Stephen Railton. Migrants were lured to California by an unattainable prize / Jessica B. Teisch. Steinbeck exaggerated the scale of the Okies' misfortune / Keith Windschuttle. Steinbeck helped to change perceptions of the homeless / Christina Sheehan Gold -- Contemporary perspectives on industrialism. Corporations and the government must protect farm workers' rights / Human Rights Watch et al. Corporations must adhere to a code of ethics in the post-Enron environment / David F. Jadwin. Industrialism is killing the family farm / Circle of Responsibility. Oil shortages will change the definition of industrialism / John Michael Greer. Home ownership offers security to immigrants / Sue Kirchhoff
Control code
ocn193178365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
179 p.
Isbn
9780737740349
Lccn
2008925249
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1236205
  • (OCoLC)193178365

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