Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage (Western - download pdf or read online

By Susan Shillinglaw

ISBN-10: 0874179300

ISBN-13: 9780874179309

Carol Henning Steinbeck, author John Steinbeck’s first spouse, used to be his artistic anchor, the foundation for his nice paintings of the Nineteen Thirties, culminating in The Grapes of Wrath. assembly at Lake Tahoe in 1928, their attachment used to be rapid, their personalities meshing in inventive synergy. Carol used to be unconventional, inventive, and compelling. within the youth of Steinbeck’s occupation, residing in San Francisco, Pacific Grove, Los Gatos, and Monterey, their Modernist circle incorporated Ed Ricketts, Joseph Campbell, and Lincoln Steffens. in lots of methods Carol’s tale is all too regular: an inventive and clever girl subsumes her personal existence and paintings into that of her husband. jointly, they introduced forth one of many enduring novels of the twentieth century. 

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