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By Tetsumaro Hayashi, John H. Timmerman

This quantity is derived from papers offered by way of the North American delegates on the 3rd overseas Steinbeck Congress, held in may perhaps 1990 in Honolulu, Hawaii, below the co-sponsorship of the Steinbeck Society of Japan and the overseas Steinbeck Society. those ten essays, prepared in elements, search to supply a clearer figuring out of Steinbeck's existence and paintings in the course of his most efficient interval. half I discusses Steinbeck's ladies, with emphasis at the functionality of the female from unique views. It makes use of contemporary examine resources, together with many of the Steinbeck-Gwyn love letters and poems. half II explores the melancholy trilogy—"In doubtful Battle", "Of Mice and Men," and "The Grapes of Wrath"—Steinbeck's significant works of the overdue 1930s.

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Houck, Dr. Linda K. Hanson, and Mr. Thomas E. Spanglerfor generously supporting my work as codirector of the Third International Steinbeck Congress and as editor of the proceedings of the North American papers, which evolved into this book. TETSUMARO HAYASHI Permissions 1. The Estate of John Steinbeck granted permission to the various contributors to quote from Steinbeck's writings throughout the essays in John Steinbeck: The Years of Greatness. We gratefully thank Mr. Eugene H. , for permission, as well as Ms.

Cm. Papers presented by the North American delegates to the Third International Steinbeck Congress, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2730, 1991.  ) and index.  Hayashi, Tetsumaro. 52dc20 93-3696 Page v To Yasuo Hashiguchi, Kiyoshi Nakayama, and Shigeharu Yano, who made the Third International Steinbeck Congress possible Page vii CONTENTS Preface Tetsumaro Hayashi xi Acknowledgments xiii IntroductionPower and Grace The Shape of a Tradition John H. Timmerman xv Part I: The Years of Greatness Steinbeck's Women 1.

Jelka's accommodation with her husband can be put on a level with that of "Jerry and the Dog" in Albee's Zoo Story, but it is also a leap beyond the norm of behavior that shocks and staggers uslike the ending of The Grapes of Wrath or Burning Bright. In this sense, many of Steinbeck's women can be seen, if not as extraordinary individuals in the career sense, at least as what the jargon of another field of study might term "facilitators"those who make it possible for others, especially men, to advance to new levels of comprehension, or community.

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