Critical Insights: The Grapes of Wrath

Edited by Keith Newlin     


Contents

About This Volume
       Keith Newlin

The Book and Author
On The Grapes of Wrath
       Keith Newlin
Biography of John Steinbeck
       Joseph R. Millichap
The Paris Review Perspective
       Ha Jin for The Paris Review

Critical Contexts
The Grapes of Wrath: Faith and Justice in "Our Own Revolutionary Tradition"
       Jennifer Banach
A Minstrel and a Scrivener: Steinbeck, the Protest Novel, and Modernism
       Matthew J. Bolton
The Great American Joad Trip: On the Road in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
       Mike Wentworth
The Critical Reception of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
       Camille-Yvette Welsch

Critical Readings
The Philosophical Joads
       Frederic I. Carpenter
Christian Symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath
       Martin Shockley
Rebuttal: Symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath
       Eric W. Carlson
The Grapes of Wrath as Fiction
       Peter Lisca
From Patriarchy to Matriarchy: Ma Joad's Role in The Grapes of Wrath
       Warren Motley
The Fully Matured Art: The Grapes of Wrath
       Howard Levant
John Steinbeck: The Grapes of Wrath
       Donald Pizer
The Wine of God's Wrath: The Grapes of Wrath
       John H. Timmerman
"A Truly American Book": Pressing The Grapes of Wrath
       Robert DeMott
Steinbeck's Myth of the Okies
       Keith Windschuttle
Rethinking the Politics of The Grapes of Wrath
       Charles Cunningham
Of Home-Makers and Home-Breakers: The Deserving and the Undeserving
       Poor Mother in Depression Era Literature
       Vivyan C. Adair

Resources
Chronology of John Steinbeck's Life
Works by John Steinbeck
Bibliography
About the Editor
About The Paris Review
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Index

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