An introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck
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Published
[Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006.
Format
Spoken CD
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Compact disc.
General Note
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
General Note
Bonus tracks: John Steinbeck describes his childhood to Eleanor Roosevelt -- Jay Parini on the self-education of John Steinbeck -- Ray Bradbury and Richard Rodriguez on the structure of The Grapes of Wrath -- Susan Shillinglaw on Steinbeck's love of music -- Lawson Inada on the diverse immigrant experience in California -- Thom Steinbeck, Ed Harris, and Susan Shillinglaw on the power of Ma Joad -- Rick Wartzman on the negative reactions to The Grapes of Wrath -- Ricky Ian Gordon sings the aria "Fried Dough" from his opera, The Grapes of Wrath -- Thom Steinbeck on how his father made him a reader.
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Dana Gioia ; Ray Bradbury, Ricky Ian Gordon, Ed Harris, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jay Parini, Bill Ramsey, Richard Rodriguez, Susan Shillinglaw. Kevin Starr, Thom Steinbeck, Susan Straight, Rich Wartzman, contributors.
Description
Includes interviews, commentaries and excerpts from the novel, providing first-hand accounts of why The Grapes of Wrath remains so compelling seven decades after its initial publication. Teacher's guide contains ten lessons, each with a focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments. Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail with state language arts standards required for fiction. Reader's guide includes interviews, book lists, time lines, and historical information.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stone, D., Gioia, D., Bradbury, R., Gordon, R. I., Harris, E., Inada, L. F., Parini, J., Ramsey, B., Rodriguez, R., Shillinglaw, S., Starr, K., Steinbeck, T., Straight, S., & Wartzman, R. (2006). An introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck . National Endowment for the Arts.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dan. Stone et al.. 2006. An Introduction to The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck. National Endowment for the Arts.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dan. Stone et al.. An Introduction to The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck National Endowment for the Arts, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Stone, Dan., et al. An Introduction to The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck National Endowment for the Arts, 2006.

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