John Steinbeck Newswire

John Steinbeck Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for John Steinbeck.

Results 1 - 20 of 131 in John Steinbeck

  1. Thunder River Theatre Company to stage - Equus,' Kimberly Akimbo,' -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Aspen Times

    The Carbondale theater will produce "Equus" by Peter Shaffer Sept. 28 to Oct. 13, "David Lindsay-Abaire's "Kimberly Akimbo" Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" Feb. 22 to March 9 and Nina Raine's "Tribes June 14 to 29, 2019.

    Comment?

  2. Quinn's & Waverly to auction works by Georgia O'Keeffe, Modigliani and Sam GilliamRead the original story

    Monday Jun 4 | Art Daily

    ... maps and atlases; and Old Master Prints. The impressive grouping of first editions is led by a 1939 copy of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Published by Viking Press, this desirable 1939 first edition retains its original dust jacket and is ...

    Comment?

  3. What We Were Promised: the plot comes to a head at the Shanghai Expo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | South China Morning Post

    ... finally saying he loved Big Brother in George Orwell's 1984 , or been devastated by the deaths at the end of John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men? But it can also be frustrating, such as when getting to the end of an 800-page Stephen King novel and ...

    Comment?

  4. Our US Economy in ShamblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Orange Juice

    ... 45 million souls. Those who could rode the rails to California to pick vegetables and fruit. This is what John Steinbeck called: "The Grapes of Wrath"! Europe had it no better, recovering slowly from World War I, had been tortuous for France, ...

    Comment?

  5. Man injured trying to rescue turtle on Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Route 66 News

    ... May and June." Many Route 66 travelers are aware of turtles in the road because of the third chapter of John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath." An online study guide summarizes it: The chapter is mostly a description of the journey across the ...

    Comment?

  6. Action hinders the still hilarious 'Deadpool 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Fayetteville Flyer

    ... films. Those who remember the conclusion of the 1978 classic will instantly get the connection. Based on John Steinbeck's classic novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" is a stunningly strong movie both the depths of humanity both good and evil, and the ...

    Comment?

  7. 'Happy Dreams': In the murky shadows of China's glittering skylinesRead the original story

    Friday May 18 | Newkerala.com

    ... dull-witted plodder, making the partnership similar in some way to that of George Milton and Lennie Small in John Steinbeck's classic novella "Of Mice and Men", both of whom are hobos who plod along the American countryside during the Great ...

    Comment?

  8. Simon English: Truth in banking - - Don't rely on us when it matters'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | This Is London

    ... A winner! There's a bank slogan we could believe in. Or we could go with this from The Grapes of Wrath, as a John Steinbeck character remarks on the curious decision to repossess a family farm, even though no one thinks this is a good idea for ...

    Comment?

  9. In the first degree:Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Journal Gazette

    I remember, as a first-year undergraduate, reading John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" for the very first time.

    Comment?

  10. With Unemployment So Low Why are Wages Stagnant?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Counterpunch

    ... of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby , the other of the depression-era novel The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. The 1935 National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) or the Wagner Act brought relative peace to the labor market in that it recognized ...

    Comment?

  11. Steinbeck Festival in Salinas is All About the WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | KQED

    "I think you can look at a writer with different lenses and suddenly suddenly It opens up into something that is so intriguing and relevant to today's world," says Susan Shillinglaw, director of the National Steinbeck Center. This focus goes well beyond the characters in John Steinbeck's books -- like Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath or Juana in The Pearl -- to include real life women who influenced him, like First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, photographer Dorothea Lange and the environmentalist Rachel Carson .

    Comment?

  12. Rare 'Of Mice and Men' reading to be performedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Salinas Californian

    ... A rare version of one of John Steinbeck's most popular works will be performed Saturday night at The Western Stage at Hartnell College. The musical drama adaptation of "Of Mice and Men" by Ira Bilowit will be read as a culmination of SpringFEST ...

    Comment?

  13. Raw play on rural lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Bega District News

    ... to eke out a living from the land. The highly praised, and sometimes considered controversial, novella by John Steinbeck is coming to the stage in Bega as Theatre Onset's newest production. Director David Stocker said the writing was so poignant and ...

    Comment?

  14. An Indigenous Poet on SPAM and ColonialismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Yes! Magazine

    ... for a SPAM shirt and 9 for a SPAM hat. Guam is an acronym for "Give Us American Meat." MY FAVORITE SCENE in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath (b.1939) is when the tractor driver takes a lunch break near a tenant house and eats his sandwich of ...

    Comment?

  15. Los Altos Stage Company Announces 2018-19 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... times. American Night plays January 24th - February 17th. LASC returns to the established classics with John Steinbeck 's immortal classic, The Grapes of Wrath, adapted by Frank Galati . The Joad family is traveling from Oklahoma to California to ...

    Comment?

  16. Review: Of Mice and Men, Manchester Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Warrington Guardian

    A THICK fog fills the stage as theatre goers take their seats at the Manchester Opera House to watch Of Mice and Men - a moving story about friendship and never giving up on your dreams. The mist lifts to mark the start of the stage version of this classic piece of American literature by John Steinbeck which has become a staple in GCSE English exams.

    Comment?

  17. Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 227Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... on Jackson. It seems inexplicable. But it also very much reflected the views of that time. I mean, how did John Steinbeck exclude Mexicans and Filipinos from The Grapes of Wrath and In Dubious Battle ? That is no less imaginable to me. But in both ...

    Comment?

  18. Crepes of Wrath opens in Downtown RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Customers watch their large crepe being griddled to order Tuesday at the newly opened but not ready for full throttle Crepes of Wrath, next to Redlands Jeweler on Citrus at Fifth Street. John Steinbeck's Joad family never had it this good as they fled dust bowl Oklahoma for new ventures in California.

    Comment?

  19. 5Point festival announces 2018 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... as they attempt to cycle from Oklahoma to California, retracing the route taken by characters in the John Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath." Other highlights include Program Director Meredith McKee's "Ten Years Out," which shows how Summers ...

    Comment?

  20. Leader comment: Can Irvine Welsh help change US attitudes to guns?Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Scotsman.com

    ... this great war", after Uncle Tom's Cabin laid bare the horrors of slavery for many in pre-Civil War America; John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath exposed Depression-era poverty; and George Orwell's 1984 remains a powerful warning about the dangers ...

    Comment?