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John Steinbeck

Life and career details ▽ Life and career details △

Born
Salinas, California, U.S., 1902

Died
New York City, U.S., 1968

Publications
ovels, stories, plays, screenplays, journalism, essays

Genres
Literary

Writing language
English

Place of writing
United States

On greatest lists ▽ On greatest lists △
Greatest Literature

Of Mice and Men (1937)

The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

East of Eden (1952)

Greatest Novels

The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

East of Eden (1952)

Greatest Novellas

Of Mice and Men (1937)

Greatest Stories

• "The Leader of the People" (1936)

• "The Chrysanthemums" (1937)

John Steinbeck

THE AUTHOR | THE WORKS

First publication in book form

1929

Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History Novel

1932

The Pastures of Heaven Twelve-part story cycle

1933

The Red Pony Novella

To a God Unknown Novel

1935

Tortilla Flat Novel

1936

In Dubious Battle Novel

1937

Of Mice and Men Novel

1938

The Long Valley Novel

Their Blood is Strong Articles

1939

The Grapes of Wrath Novel

1941

The Forgotten Village Novel

Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research Memoir

1942

The Moon Is Down Novel

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team Memoir

1945

Cannery Row Novel

1947

The Wayward Bus Novel

The Pearl Novella

1948

A Russian Journal Memoir

1950

Burning Bright Novel

1951

The Log from the Sea of Cortez Memoir, adapted from 1941 memoir

1952

East of Eden Novel

1954

Sweet Thursday Novel

1957

The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication Novel

1958

Once There Was A War Articles

1961

The Winter of Our Discontent Novel

1962

Travels with Charley: In Search of America Travelogue

1966

America and Americans Articles

1969

Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters Letters

1975

Viva Zapata! Screenplay for 1952 film

Steinbeck: A Life in Letters Letters

1976

The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights Unfinished retelling of Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, written 1956–1959

1989

Working Days: The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath 1938–1941 Journal

2012

Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War Articles, written 1966–1967

THE AUTHOR | THE WORKS

See also:

Author
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Novel
The Great Gatsby

Author
Ernest Hemingway

Stories
In Our Time

On Amazon:

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The Grapes of Wrath


East of Eden

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