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The Resource An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck, written and produced by Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts, (sound recording)

An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck, written and produced by Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts, (sound recording)

Label
An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck
Title
An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck
Statement of responsibility
written and produced by Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts
Title variation
Grapes of wrath
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes interviews, commentaries and excerpts from the novel, providing first-hand accounts of why The Grapes of Wrath remains so compelling seven decades after its initial publication. Teacher's guide contains ten lessons, each with a focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments. Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail with state language arts standards required for fiction. Reader's guide includes interviews, book lists, time lines, and historical information
Cataloging source
DWP
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Dana Gioia ; Ray Bradbury, Ricky Ian Gordon, Ed Harris, Lawson Fusao Inada, Jay Parini, Bill Ramsey, Richard Rodriguez, Susan Shillinglaw. Kevin Starr, Thom Steinbeck, Susan Straight, Rich Wartzman, contributors
Series statement
Big Read
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not applicable
Label
An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck, written and produced by Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Bonus tracks: John Steinbeck describes his childhood to Eleanor Roosevelt -- Jay Parini on the self-education of John Steinbeck -- Ray Bradbury and Richard Rodriguez on the structure of The Grapes of Wrath -- Susan Shillinglaw on Steinbeck's love of music -- Lawson Inada on the diverse immigrant experience in California -- Thom Steinbeck, Ed Harris, and Susan Shillinglaw on the power of Ma Joad -- Rick Wartzman on the negative reactions to The Grapes of Wrath -- Ricky Ian Gordon sings the aria "Fried Dough" from his opera, The Grapes of Wrath -- Thom Steinbeck on how his father made him a reader
  • Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Control code
ocm221986010
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 sound disc (41 min., 36 sec.)
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221986010
  • (OCoLC)221986010
  • (Sirsi) o221986010
System details
Compact disc
Label
An Introduction to The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck, written and produced by Dan Stone at the National Endowment for the Arts, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Bonus tracks: John Steinbeck describes his childhood to Eleanor Roosevelt -- Jay Parini on the self-education of John Steinbeck -- Ray Bradbury and Richard Rodriguez on the structure of The Grapes of Wrath -- Susan Shillinglaw on Steinbeck's love of music -- Lawson Inada on the diverse immigrant experience in California -- Thom Steinbeck, Ed Harris, and Susan Shillinglaw on the power of Ma Joad -- Rick Wartzman on the negative reactions to The Grapes of Wrath -- Ricky Ian Gordon sings the aria "Fried Dough" from his opera, The Grapes of Wrath -- Thom Steinbeck on how his father made him a reader
  • Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Control code
ocm221986010
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 sound disc (41 min., 36 sec.)
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221986010
  • (OCoLC)221986010
  • (Sirsi) o221986010
System details
Compact disc

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