Von M usen und Menschen

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher:
ISBN: 3423142111
Release Date: 2012
Genre:

Der bärenstarke, aber geistig zurückgebliebene Lennie zieht mit George durchs Land, um sich als Erntehelfer eine paar Dollar zu verdienen. Ihr grosser Traum ist es, sich auf einer eigenen Farm zur Ruhe zu setzen und Kaninchen zu züchten. Doch Lennies Bedürfnis, junge Hunde, Mäuse und andere kleine Tiere zu "streicheln", bringt die beiden in Schwierigkeiten. Auf der Suche nach neuen Jobs verflucht George seinen Gefährten Lennie, bringt es aber nicht übers Herz, ihn alleine zu lassen. Als Lennie beginnt, die Frau des Gutsbesitzers zu "streicheln", ist das Unheil vorprogrammiert.

Von M usen und Menschen

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher:
ISBN: 3423107979
Release Date: 1987
Genre:

Der bärenstarke, aber geistig zurückgebliebene Lennie zieht mit George durchs Land, um sich als Erntehelfer eine paar Dollar zu verdienen. Ihr großer Traum ist es, sich auf einer eigenen Farm zur Ruhe zu setzen und Kaninchen zu züchten. Doch Lennies Bedürfnis, junge Hunde, Mäuse und andere kleine Tiere zu 'streicheln', bringt die beiden in Schwierigkeiten. Auf der Suche nach neuen Jobs verflucht George seinen Gefährten Lennie, bringt es aber nicht übers Herz, ihn alleine zu lassen. Als Lennie beginnt, die Frau des Gutsbesitzers zu 'streicheln', ist das Unheil vorprogrammiert.

Of Mice and Men

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141923475
Release Date: 2000-09-07
Genre: Fiction

Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they'll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant Lennie doesn't know his own strength, and when they find work at a ranch he gets into trouble with the boss's daughter-in-law. Trouble so bad that even his protector George may not be able to save him... Contains an introduction by David Wyatt, as well as suggestions for further reading of acclaimed criticisms and references.

Of Mice and Men MAXNotes Literature Guides

Author: Lena T. Shamblin
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738665479
Release Date: 2012-04-27
Genre: Study Aids

REA's MAXnotes for John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

John Steinbeck s Of Mice and Men

Author: Barbara A. Heavilin
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 0313330565
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

One of the great works of American literature, Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is popular with the international reading public and is widely taught at high schools and colleges. Although it is a short work with relatively few characters, it is intricately structured. This book is an introductory guide to the novel. Included are chapters on the book's plot, textual history, social and intellectual contexts, themes and ideas, literary style, and critical reception. The volume concludes with a valuable bibliographical essay.

The Essential Criticism of John Steinbeck s of Mice and Men

Author: Michael J. Meyer
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810867345
Release Date: 2009-04-23
Genre: Literary Criticism

First published in 1937, Of Mice and Men has been a staple of American literature ever since. Divided by decade, The Essential Criticism of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men provides an overview of criticism over the 70 years the book has been in print. Michael J. Meyer has assembled significant articles and book excerpts from critics and reviewers, citing the early book reviews and highlighting some of the most significant essays. While not all critical studies are included, those assessments not present in the text are evaluated by summaries and their bibliographic citations are given. The essays express various critical approaches, including those that criticize the book and examine what some consider the book's flaws. Ideal for research work at all levels, this volume collects in one place the most significant contributions to the study of the novel, making it a welcome addition to the canon of Steinbeck criticism.

A Study Guide for John Steinbeck s Of Mice and Men

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781410336330
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Of mice and men

Author: Charlotte Hadella
Publisher: Twayne Pub
ISBN: STANFORD:36105012429739
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Literary Criticism

Written in an easy-to-read, accessible style by teachers with years of classroom experience, Masterwork Studies are guides to the literary works most frequently studied in high school. Presenting ideas that spark imaginations, these books help students to gain background knowledge on great literature useful for papers and exams. The goal of each study is to encourage creative thinking by presenting engaging information about each work and its author. This approach allows students to arrive at sound analyses of their own, based on in-depth studies of popular literature.Each volume: -- Illuminates themes and concepts of a classic text-- Uses clear, conversational language-- Is an accessible, manageable length from 140 to 170 pages-- Includes a chronology of the author's life and era-- Provides an overview of the historical context-- Offers a summary of its critical reception-- Lists primary and secondary sources and index

Of Mice and Men

Author: Ruud Janssens
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789056293314
Release Date: 2004-02-02
Genre: Imperialism

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Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Spark Publishing Group
ISBN: 1411405137
Release Date: 2008-06
Genre:

Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes books contain complete plot summaries and analyses, key facts about the featured work, analysis of the major characters, suggested essay topics, themes, motifs, and symbols, and explanations of important quotations.

John Steinbeck s Of Mice and Men

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9780791085813
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.