In Dubious Battle

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101118665
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A riveting novel of labor strife and apocalyptic violence, now a major motion picture starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Selena Gomez, and Zach Braff At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the ...

Critical Companion To John Steinbeck

Author: Jeffrey D. Schultz
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438108508
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CHARACTERS AND PLACES Anderson, Alfred “Al” A character in In Dubious
Battle, Alfred is a Communist Party sympathizer in the Torgas Valley and owner
of Al's Lunch Wagon, a cozy diner with red stained-glass windows and a sliding
door. Alfred's father, Mr. Anderson, lends a five-acre field to strikers as a camp.
When vigilantes burn down Al's lunch wagon, he resolves to join the Communist
Party and struggle against injustice. Burke A character in In Dubious Battle, Burke
was a ...

Bloom S How To Write About John Steinbeck

Author: Catherine J. Kordich
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438112432
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STEINBECK originally conceived of In Dubious Battle as taking the form of a
diary of an individual participating in a strike in agricultural California. This first-
person approach, however, must have conflicted with Steinbeck's desire to write
a nonpartisan account of a strike. The third-person point of view that Steinbeck
ultimately adopted does indeed create more universal sympathy and
understanding than a first-person narrative could offer, though this understanding
is tempered by the ...

Ein Kind Gottes

Author: Cormac McCarthy
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644512310
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Lester Ballard, «vielleicht ein Kind Gottes, ganz wie man selbst». «McCarthy kartiert den schrecklichen Abstieg seines Helden mit Leidenschaft, Zärtlichkeit, Beredsamkeit und mit einem Humor, der perfekt zur bitteren Verschrobenheit des ...

Fdr S Moviemaker

Author: Pare Lorentz
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874171860
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DUBIOUS. BATTLE. It was during this interval that John was my guest in
Hollywood while we attempted to make a deal for the production of In Dubious
Battle. The first thing we did, I know, was to visit MGM, which had bought the
dramatic rights to Of Mice and Men. Although Mervyn LeRoy was a Warner
Brothers man, he had been hired by MGM to produce John's play. John was not
unfamiliar with Los Angeles and Hollywood, but I don't think he had ever been to
a movie studio before.