The Pastures of Heaven

The Pastures of Heaven

Author: John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141922942

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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Each of these delightful interconnected tales is devoted to a family living in a fertile valley on the outskirts of Monterey, California, and the effects that one particular family has on them all. Steinbeck tackles two important literary traditions here; American naturalism, with its focus on the conflict between natural instincts and the demand to conform to society's norms, and the short story cycle. Set in the heart of 'Steinbeck land', the lush Californian valleys.
The Pastures of Heaven
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: John Steinbeck
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Each of these delightful interconnected tales is devoted to a family living in a fertile valley on the outskirts of Monterey, California, and the effects that one particular family has on them all. Steinbeck tackles two important literary traditions here; American naturalism, with its focus on the conflict between natural
Critical Companion to John Steinbeck
Language: en
Pages: 417
Authors: Jeffrey D. Schultz, Luchen Li
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Celebrates the American writer who in his works confronted and explored the social fabric of the United States in the early 20th century. More than 500 entries include synopses of his novels, short stories, and nonfiction; descriptions of his characters, details about family, friends, and associates.
A Literary History of the American West
Language: en
Pages: 1408
Authors: Western Literature Association (U.S.), Western Literature Association Staff
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: TCU Press

Literary histories, of course, do not have a reason for being unless there exists the literature itself. This volume, perhaps more than others of its kind, is an expression of appreciation for the talented and dedicated literary artists who ignored the odds, avoided temptations to write for popularity or prestige,
Companion to Literature
Language: en
Pages: 859
Authors: Abby H. P. Werlock
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Praise for the previous edition:Booklist/RBB "Twenty Best Bets for Student Researchers"RUSA/ALA "Outstanding Reference Source"" ... useful ... Recommended for public libraries and undergraduates."
Representative Short Story Cycles of the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Forrest L. Ingram
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Books about Representative Short Story Cycles of the Twentieth Century