Theses and Dissertations
Baumgartner, Jennifer Boespflug. “‘The Custodians of the Public Interest’:
Unravelling John Steinbeck’s Literary Reputation.” MA Thesis. Western
Carolina U, 1999.
Bennett, James C. “John Steinbeck and His Critics: A Response to the Criticisms of
John Steinbeck’s Post World War II Novels.” MA Thesis. Southwest Texas
State U, 1996.
Ellis, Robert. “Performing the Role of Lennie in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.”
MA Thesis. U of Florida, 1997.
Hicks, Kathleen Margaret. “John Steinbeck’s Environmental Ethic.” MA Thesis. U of
Texas at El Paso, 1998.
Maus, Derek C. “It’s a Good Idea, but It Won’t Work: Redefining of Proletarian
Literature through the Works of John Dos Passos, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison,
and John Steinbeck.” MA Thesis. U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997.
Murray, Jocelyn R. “From Man to Mob: A Study of John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle.”
MA Thesis. California State U, 1997.
Pennington, William M. “From the Nascent to the Full-Grown—The group-Man in Tortilla
Flat and In Dubious Battle.” MA Thesis. U of Texas at Dallas, 1997.
Robinson, Kimberly A. “Writing Herstory: Girl Theory in the English Classroom.”
MA Thesis. California State U, 1998.
Rose, Matthew M. “‘The Glass Brogan Will Not Fit’: Postmodern Conjunctions in
John Steinbeck’s East of Eden and The Winter of Our Discontent.” MA Thesis.
Texas Tech U, 1999.
Blakemore, Peter Ryan. “Writing Home: Inhabitation and Imagination in American
Literature.” Diss. U of Oregon, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 3452.
Harker, Jaime Lynn. “America the Middlebrow: Fiction and Liberal Politics, 1920-1940.”
Diss. Temple University, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 3819.
Heredia, Arturo Alejandro. “The Deliberating Self: Modern American Social Critics
and the Self-Reflective Individual.” Diss. Stanford U, 1996. DAI 57 (1996): 2038.
Li, Luchen. “Between Society and Nature: A Rhetoric of John Steinbeck Aesthetics.”
Diss. U of Oregon, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 2506.
Milly, Lance Barry. “Gone West: Landscapes of the Imaginary in Modern American Drama.”
Diss. Stanford U, 1996. DAI 57 (1996): 1915.
Nichols, Michael Dane. “The Pastoral of the American Way in the Technological Society:
Liberalism in Transition, 1922-1939.” Diss. Texas Christian U, 1997. DAI 58
Parker, Allene Marie. “Word Processing in the Freshman Composition Classroom, and,
Steinbeck’s California and the Cultural Work of The Grapes of Wrath.” Diss.
Idaho State U, 1996. DAI 56 (1996): 4686.
Rapkin, David Barry. “Steinbeck’s Thirties: The Grapes of Wrath as Revolutionary Fiction.”
Diss. Brown U, 1996. DAI 57 (1996): 3941.
Talbot, Jill Lynn. “This is Not an Exit: The Road Narrative in Contemporary American
Literature and Film.” Diss. Texas Tech U, 1999. DAI 60 (1999): 1137.
Thomas, Kelly Lynn. “Black Sheep: Representations of Poor Whites in American Literature
and Culture.” Diss. U of Michigan, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 3822.