A Journey into Steinbeck's California (ArtPlace) by Susan Shillinglaw,Nancy Burnett

By Susan Shillinglaw,Nancy Burnett

This half paintings e-book, half biography, and half trip advisor bargains perception into how landscapes and townscapes stimulated John Steinbeck's artistic procedure and the way, in flip, his legacy has encouraged glossy California. a number of forms of readers will relish the knowledge during this guide—literary pilgrims will examine extra concerning the nation featured so prominently in Steinbeck's paintings, travelers can stopover at a similar structures that he lived in and wrote approximately, and historians will enjoy the engrossing viewpoint on lifestyle in early and mid 20th-century California. supplying a completely new viewpoint on Steinbeck and the folks and locations that he dropped at existence in his writing, this version contains a magnificent number of photos, sketches, and work, together with a few from inner most, infrequently obvious collections. With a brand new preface from the writer, up-to-date info on featured web pages, a brand new dialogue on Steinbeck’s ecological pursuits and actions, and a longer exploration of his many travels to Mexico, readers will locate get pleasure from this depiction of the symbiotic dating among an writer and his favourite places.

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