'Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless
Much has been said and written about the Dust Bowl, but if you want to get a visceral feel for how it all began and the way it affected the people who experienced it, you need go no further than the opening pages of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath ...
Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath' at 75
In a letter to his editor at Viking, Pascal Covici, three months before "The Grapes of Wrath" was published, Steinbeck wrote: "There are five layers in this book, a reader will find as many as he can and he won't find more than he has in himself."
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre prepares diverse 2014-15 season, starting with "Grapes of Wrath"
Like ‘The Grapes of Wrath,’ we went through that terrible time ... “She was 26 years old when she wrote it. That is to say, she was born after Martin Luther King died. It’s an exceptional, extraordinary piece of theater,” Jordan said.
'Grapes of Wrath' resonates as heroic tale of human struggle
"What he wrote about in 'The Grapes of Wrath' is timeless," said Thom Steinbeck, John Steinbeck's only living son. "There are always going to be Okies." Filmmaker Ken Burns, whose documentary "The Dust Bowl" tells the story of the calamitous Oklahoma dust ...
Latinos Encounter a New ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Situation in California
He knew the situation he was describing firsthand as a result of a series of articles about migrant workers that he wrote in 1936 while reporting for the San Francisco News. In The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck distilled his ...