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RO-11037-71

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR 97331-8565)
Richard Astro (Project Director: 06/01/1971 to present)

Edward F. Ricketts and the Fiction of John Steinbeck

To study the relationship between the unpublished essays and correspondence of John Steinbeck's closest personal friend, Edward F. Ricketts, and the thematic base of the novelist's fiction. This study will seek to clarify the serious existing critical misconceptions about Steinbeck's view of man and the world.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$16,172 (approved)
$16,172 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1971 – 8/31/1973