- Author:John Steinbeck
- Publisher:WILLIAM HEINEMANN LTD; New Impression edition (January 1968)
- Pages:128 pages
- Subcategory:United States
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The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized-and sometimes outraged-millions of readers.
The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world.
The last of John Steinbeck’s play-novelettes, Burning Bright was the author’s final attempt after 1937’s Of Mice and Men and 1942’s The Moon is Down to create what he saw as a new.
The last of John Steinbeck’s play-novelettes, Burning Bright was the author’s final attempt after 1937’s Of Mice and Men and 1942’s The Moon is Down to create what he saw as a ne.
Returning to California, he devoted himself to writing, with little success; his first three books sold fewer than 3,000 copies. Tortilla Flat (1935), dealing with the paisanos, California Mexicans whose ancestors settled in the country 200 years ago, established his reputation. In Dubious Battle (1936), a labor novel of a strike and strike-breaking, won the gold medal of the Commonwealth Club of California.
Burning Bright is a 1950 novella by John Steinbeck written as an experiment with producing a play in novel format. Rather than providing only the dialogue and brief stage directions as would be expected in a play, Steinbeck fleshes out the scenes with details of both the characters and the environment. The intention was to allow the play to be read by the non-theatrical reader while still allowing the dialogue to be lifted and performed with little adaptation by acting companies.
John Steinbeck's Books 1950: "Burning Bright" -A morality story meant to be produced as a play, during which an aging man goes to great lengths to have a child. Corbis via Getty Images, Getty Images.
John Steinbeck's Books. 1927: "Cup of Gold" -A historical fiction based loosely on the life of the 17th-century pirate Henry Morgan. 1932: "The Pastures of Heaven" -Twelve interconnected stories about the people in a valley in Monterrey, California, a place which would become central in many of his later works. 1950: "Burning Bright" -A morality story meant to be produced as a play, during which an aging man goes to great lengths to have a child.
John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American writer and widely known for receiving the-Pulitzer Prize for his winning novels: the novella of Mice and Men in the year 1937, followed by The Grapes of Wrath in 1939, and East of Eden that was published in 1952. He had a total of 27 books that includes five collection of short stories, six non fiction books, and sixteen novels. He later on was the recipient of the-Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. John Steinbeck’s Background. He was born in Salinas California on February 27, 1902. He was a descent of Irish, English and German.
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