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The Winter of Our Discontent (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

by John Steinbeck

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Didactic fiction,
  • Domestic fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9304501M
    ISBN 100140187537
    ISBN 109780140187533

    "The Winter of our Discontent" was published in , just before Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize in The story is set in the late s in New Baytown, a small (fictitious) New York -New England town which, Steinbeck tells us, had flourished during the whaling days of the midth century/5(4). Later books include Sweet Thursday (), The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication (), Once There Was a War (), The Winter of Our Discontent (), Travels with Charley in Search of America (), America and Americans (), and the posthumously published Journal of a Novel: The "East of Eden" Letters (), Viva Zapata!

    The Winter of Our Discontent In Steinbeck's novel, "The Winter of Our Discontent", did Ethan Allen Hawley die at the end or was he saved by the talisman that had been secretly placed in his pocket by his daughter? Asked by P. Roland on 10 Feb Last updated by anonymous on 07 May In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “ [R]esumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American”.

    The main character in The Winter of Our Discontent is Ethan Hawley, a once-honest man from a once-wealthy works as a grocery clerk after his family’s decline, and then, in an attempt. The Winter of Our Discontent published in , is John Steinbeck's last novel. The title is a reference to the line "Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son [or sun] of York," from William Shakespeare's Richard III.


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John Steinbeck's The Winter of our Discontent is a study of morality in the individual and in the community. Set in a New England town where everyone knows everyone else's business and history, Ethan Hawley narrates his experience with the various moral temptations one season offers him.4/5.

The Winter of Our Discontent is a brutally pessimistic commentary on the American Dream and the lengths to which one must go to attain success. Ethan Hawley, a small-town grocery store clerk, is known for being a decent man of virtue/5().

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by John Steinbeck. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5.

The Winter Of Our Discontent by Steinbeck, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY, THE MAKING OF THE PRESIDENTA LODGING FOR THE EMPEROR, GOODBYE MR.

CHIPS READER'S DIGEST CONDENSED BOOKS SUMMER SELECTIONS Steinbeck., Stone, I., White, T. H., Statler, O., Hilton, J. Published by Reader's Digest (). The Winter of Our Discontent is the story of Ethan Allen Hawley, a member of a once great family turned broke.

Ethan, an honest man, spends his days reliving the old days of family glory, while working as a grocery clerk in a store his family once owned. Yet on Good Friday, his way of living is questioned by some of the people closest to him.

The Winter of Our Discontent Summary & Study Guide John Steinbeck This Study Guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Winter of Our Discontent.

The winter of our discontent is the novel which won John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize for Literature. It was also his last readers consider The winter of our discontent a flawed or weak novel, particularly part one, seems to contribute little to the story.4/4(68).

The Winter of Our Discontent was the last novel Steinbeck published before his death. It continues Steinbeck’s commitment to writing about social themes. Many critics rank the novel as on par with better-known Steinbeck work like The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men.

Some brief overview of this book. The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, %(K).

The Winter of Our Discontent John Steinbeck, Penguin Group USA pp. ISBN Summary In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had "resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.".

Rather, the winter of our discontent is set in an imaginary small town on Long Island. This book is different from his other works in additional ways, or at least this is how it appeared to me. In Steinbeck's other books, one thing I liked the most was the simple plot.

From a swashbuckling pirate fantasy to a meditation on American moralityatwo classic Steinbeck novels make their black spine debuts IN AWARDING John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with "The Winter of Our Discontent," he had aresumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely Cited by:   A Penguin Classic In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had /5(2).

The Winter of Our Discontent, by John Steinbeck A review by Edward Weeks In The Winter of Our Discontent (Viking, $) John Steinbeck turns for the first time in his versatile career to the East.

Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for The Winter of Our Discontent.

About The Winter of Our Discontent. The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis A Penguin Classic In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased.

The Winter of Our Discontent | Steinbeck John | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Steinbeck's last great novel focuses on the theme of success and what motivates men towards it.

Reflecting back on his New England family's past fortune, and his father's loss of the family wealth, the hero, Ethan Allen Hawley, characterises successin every era .Description: The final novel of one of America’s most beloved writers—a tale of degeneration, corruption, and spiritual crisis In awarding John Steinbeck the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley.

The Winter of our Discontent. Home; Author Bio; Book Summary. Blog and Review Links; Extras. The story revolves around a man named Ethan Allen Hawley, in a long island town.

Ethan used to be a part of Long Island's aristocratic class, but after his Father loses his family's riches, Ethan must work as a grocery store clerk.