John Steinbeck Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 20 Indispensable High School ReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Edutopia

    ... individuality and identity, social alienation and rebellion, social mores and rules. 6. The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck's Depression-era classic, which follows the travels of impoverished Dust Bowl refugees as they flee westward to California. ...

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  2. Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Westport News

    ... factors," an unscientific, seven-pronged test which a judge based on the character Lennie Smalls from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." less Death penalty Bobby James Moore is on death row for the shooting death of James McCarble during a grocery ...

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  3. Everything you need to know about Robert BurnsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    ... name Burns in 1786 following his father's death. Prior to this the spelling had been 'Burnes' or 'Burness'. John Steinbeck's 1937 novel 'Of Mice and Men' was inspired by a line in the Burns' poem 'To a Mouse'. Burns' first cousin was Captain ...

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  4. Photo Flash: of Mice and Men is Brought to Life at Tacoma Little TheatreRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2000 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tacoma Little Theatre begins 2017 with John Steinbeck 's classic tale, OF MICE AND MEN, brought to life through the direction of Niclas Olson. Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the "fat of the land," have just arrived at a ranch to work for enough money to buy their own place.

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  5. Seven fascinating facts about Robert BurnsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Kirkintilloch Today

    ... Michael Jackson had reportedly worked on an album in which some of Burns' poems were to be set to music. 5. John Steinbeck's 1937 novel "Of Mice and Men" takes its title from a famous line in Burns' "To a Mouse": "The best laid schemes o' mice and ...

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  6. Top Shelf: 'The Grapes of Wrath' perfect for today's political climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    In 1939 John Steinbeck published an impassioned, sprawling novel that would win the Pulitzer Prize, earn the National Book Award, become an Oscar-winning film, and do much to garner its author the Nobel Prize in 1962. "The Grapes of Wrath" was a polarizing, polemical book: one half of the nation set to criticizing, protesting, burning it; the other half saw it as a deeply important work that forced America to look closely at the despair it had wrought in the hearts of its own citizens.

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  7. Tacoma Little Theatre Presents New Explore Program with of Mice and MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Friday, January 20 the curtain rises on Tacoma Little Theatre's latest production, John Steinbeck 's Of Mice and Men. That same day the pixels click to life for the newest partnership between Tacoma Little Theatre and Seanchai Library with the opening of Explore: The World of John Steinbeck .

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  8. Culture Corner, A Guide to Cultural OrganizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Tacoma Weekly

    Of Mice and Men Jan. 20-Feb. 5, Friday and Saturday showings 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma, WA 98403 tacomalittletheatre.com Tacoma Little Theatre begins 2017 with John Steinbeck's classic tale, "Of Mice and Men," brought to life through the direction of Niclas Olson. Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the "fat of the land," have just arrived at a ranch to work for enough money to buy their own place.

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  9. Five of Robert Burns' most famous poemsRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    ... the common lexicon, particularly "The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft agley", which author John Steinbeck borrowed for the title of his 1937 bestseller Of Mice and Men . This humorous poem was written in 1785 as a mocking portrayal of ...

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  10. 'Woody Sez' a heartwarming look at the life of an American troubadourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Magnolia News

    ... Overall, they performed almost 40 of Woody's tunes. His song "The Ballad of Tom Joad," payed tribute to John Steinbeck's Pulitzer-Prize novel, "The Grapes of Wrath." Other songs included "So Long It's Been Good to Know Ya," "Curly Headed Baby," ...

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  11. Steinbecka s a Of Mice and Mena opens at SpringerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    "This will be my fifth time playing the part," said Curtis, who is making his Springer Opera House debut in its production of author John Steinbeck's classic "Of Mice and Men." Curtis at 6-foot-5 is a perfect fit to play the role of Lennie.

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  12. Sold-out show your kids must seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... and runs until Sunday; qagoma.qld.gov.au Brisbane Arts Theatre is beginning the year with a timely classic in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. This much-loved and much studied work is about two drifters, George and Lennie, marginalised by poverty ...

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  13. Photo Flash: Tacoma Little Theatre Presents of Mice and MenRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tacoma Little Theatre begins 2017 with John Steinbeck 's classic tale, OF MICE AND MEN, brought to life through the direction of Niclas Olson. Two drifters, George and his friend Lennie, with delusions of living off the "fat of the land," have just arrived at a ranch to work for enough money to buy their own place.

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  14. Steve Israel: Looking for a good book? Pore over these picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Tom's Cabin' by Harriet Beecher Stowe.” He also suggests another classic, "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck, that captures “what it's like to be poor, homeless, disenfranchised, exploited." Here's how Stephanie Heigh of ...

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  15. The Five Best Books I have Ever Read - Todd's Top 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... I have read a lot of great books in my life. These are my 5 favorite: "Of Mice and Men" is a classic novel by John Steinbeck that I loved from the moment I picked it up. It is the only book I have ever read from cover to cover in one sitting. It was ...

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  16. Texans Just Love Their Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... determine what level of disability precludes execution, so Texas came up with its own standards, derived from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Go figure that these "standards," based on a fictional character and no scientific evidence, have turned ...

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  17. Don tartans and celebrate the BardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... poets, writers and lyricists in many countries; in a well-known example, a line from "To a Mouse" appears in John Steinbeck's 1937 novel, "Of Mice and Men": "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft agley." The Bard's Belfast birthday ...

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  18. Off Limits: Of Mice and Men and the death penalty todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Seventy years after its publication, John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men continues to stimulate debate, pro and con, about the death penalty. But justifying capital punishment was the last thing on the mind of the author - a liberal thinker who created the character of Lennie to increase our understanding of the mentally challenged and the American underclass.

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  19. Stephen Cooper: a Of Mice and Mena and the death penalty todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Seventy years after its publication, John Steinbeck's “Of Mice and Men” continues to stimulate debate, pro and con, about the death penalty. But justifying capital punishment was the last thing on the mind of the author, a liberal thinker who created the character of Lennie to increase our understanding of the mentally challenged and the American underclass.

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  20. Off limits: Of Mice and Men and the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    Seventy years after its publication, John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men continues to stimulate debate, pro and con, about the death penalty. But justifying capital punishment was the last thing on the mind of the author, a liberal thinker who created the character of Lennie to increase our understanding of the mentally challenged and the American underclass.

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