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The Red Pony

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : 9780141915005
Genre : Fiction
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Jody Tiflin has the urge for rebellion, but he also wants to be loved. In THE RED PONY, Jody begins to learn about adulthood - its pain, its responsibilities and its problems - through his acceptance of his father's gifts. First he is given a red pony, and later he is promised the colt of a bay mare. Yet both of these gifts bring him tragedy as well as joy, and Jody is taught not only the harsh lessons of life and death, but made painfully aware of the fallibilty of adults.
Category: Fiction

The Pearl

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : 0140177361
Genre : Mexico
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Category: Mexico

Beyond The Red Pony

Author : R. S. Hughes
ISBN : UOM:39015016869599
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Steinbeck S The Red Pony

Author : Tetsumaro Hayashi
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040897154
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide For John Steinbeck S The Red Pony

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410356369
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for John Steinbeck's "The Red Pony," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Gift

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : OCLC:6168348
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The Short Novels Of John Steinbeck

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002415953
Genre : American short novels
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Category: American short novels

The Short Novels Of John Steinbeck

Author : Jackson J. Benson
ISBN : 0822309947
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Grapes of Wrath is generally considered Steinbeck's masterpiece, but the short novel was the form he most frequently turned to and most consciously theorized about, and with constant experimentation he made the form his own. Much of the best—and the worst—of his writing appears in his short novels. This collection reviews what has been categorized as the “good” and the “bad,” looking beyond the careless labeling that has characterized a great deal of the commentary on Steinbeck's writing to the true strengths and weaknesses of the works. The contributors demonstrate that even in the short novels that are most often criticized, there is more depth and sophistication than has generally been acknowledged. The essays examine the six most popular short novels—Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row, and The Pearl—in addition to the three usually thought of as less successful—Burning Bright, Sweet Thursday, and The Short Reign of Pippin IV. Because most of Steinbeck's short novels were adapted and presented as plays or screenplays, many of the essays deal with dramatic or film versions of the short novels as well as with the fiction. The collection concludes with a comprehensive checklist of criticism of the short novels. Contributors. Richard Astro, Jackson J. Benson, Carroll Britch, John Ditsky, Joseph Fontenrose, Warren French, Robert Gentry, Mimi Reisel Gladstein, William Goldhurst, Tetsumaro Hayashi, Robert S. Hughes Jr., Howard Levant, Clifford Lewis, Peter Lisca, Anne Loftis, Charles R. Metzger, Michael J. Meyer, Robert E. Morsberger, Louis Owens, Roy S. Simmonds, Mark Spilka, John Timmerman
Category: Literary Criticism

Companion To Literature

Author : Abby H. P. Werlock
ISBN : 9781438127439
Genre : Short stories, American
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This encyclopedia features an informative introduction that surveys the history of the short story in the United States, interprets the current literary landscape, and points to new and future trends. --from publisher description.
Category: Short stories, American