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Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968



  • Existence: 1902 - 1968


John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author. During his writing career, he authored 33 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories. He is widely known for the comic novels "Tortilla Flat" (1935) and "Cannery Row" (1945), the multi-generation epic "East of Eden" (1952), and the novellas "Of Mice and Men" (1937) and "The Red Pony" (1937). The Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939)is considered Steinbeck's masterpiece and part of the American literary canon.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"The moon is Down," typescript

Identifier: MS-644
Date(s): 1942

"The Moon is Down" (1942). The collection contains a mimeographed copy of the play with pencilled changes and additions by Alan Hewitt who acted in the original New York production in 1942.

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