John Steinbeck's Novels, And Modernism

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•John Steinbeck John Steinbeck was a famous novelist who was born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California. He grew up with three sisters and had a happy childhood. He was shy, but smart and he had appreciated the land but mostly appreciated California’s Salinas Valley Which had greatly informed his later writing. He decided to become a writer at the age of 14. In 1919, John Steinbeck enrolled at Stanford University and over the next six years, Steinbeck would be in and out of school but eventually he dropped out of school for good in 1925. John Steinbeck Briefly moved to New York City, where he worked as a construction worker and a newspaper reporter. He scurried back to California where he worked as a caretaker in Lake Tahoe, during that time he had written his first novel called Cup of Gold in 1929, and met and married his first wife, Carol Henning. Then he had written many other novels like, The Pastures of Heaven (1932), and To a God Unknown (1933) and many other novels. He served as a war correspondent for the New York Herald tribune during World War II. Steinbeck had died of heart disease on December 20, 1968, at his home in New York City. •Modernism Literary Movement Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. In broad terms, the period was marked by

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