John Steinbeck

scriptor statounitese

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (27 de februario 1902 in Salinas, California, SUA – 20 de decembre 1968 in Nove York, Nove York, SUA) esseva un autor statounitese. Ille ganiava le Premio Nobel pro Litteratura in 1962 "pro su scriptos realistic e imaginative, que combina humor compatiente e perception social penetrante."

John Steinbeck
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Nascentia 1902-02-27 (Salinas)
Decesso 1968-12-20 (Harlem, New York)
Causa de decesso heart failure[*]
Loco de reposo California, Salinas[*]
Ethnicitate Americans[*]
Citatania Statos Unite de America
Educate in Stanford University, Salinas High School[*]
Occupation scriptor, scenarista[*], war correspondent[*], romancero[*], author[*]
Obras notabile Of Mice and Men[*], The Grapes of Wrath[*], East of Eden[*]
Religion agnosticismo
Conjuge Elaine Anderson Steinbeck[*], Gwyn Conger[*], Carol Henning[*]
Infantes John Steinbeck IV[*], Thomas Steinbeck[*]
Parentes matre Olive Hamilton[*] patre John Steinbeck[*]
Premios Premio Nobel pro Litteratura, Presidential Medal of Freedom[*], National Book Award for Fiction[*], California Hall of Fame[*], Pulitzer Prize for Fiction[*], King Haakon VII Freedom Cross[*]
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ISNI 0000 0001 2144 5760
VIAF 96992551
IMDB nm0825705
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Durante su carriera, Steinbeck scribeva 33 libros, inclusive 16 romances, sex libros non-fictional e duo collectiones de historias breve. Su obras famose include le romances comic Tortilla Flat (1935) e Cannery Row (1945), le romance epic East of Eden (1952), e le novellas The Red Pony (1933) e Of Mice and Men (1937). The Grapes of Wrath (1939) es largemente considerate su obra maestral. Multe obras de Steinbeck loca in le region central de California, ubi ille nasceva e esseva elevate. Illos sovente explora le themas de fato e injustitia, specialmente in le vitas de lor protagonistas opprimite o ordinari.