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Start Here: John Steinbeck: Questions and Answers
Great questions and answers about his work that are relevant to Of Mice and Men from the Nobelprize.org
Click the link above to watch a video clip of the 1962 Nobel Laureate in Literature, John Steinbeck, receiving his Nobel Prize medal and diploma during the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden, on 10 December 1962.Copyright © Sveriges Television AB 2010
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Go deeper to learn more: John Steinbeck 1902-1968
Once you get to this Biography in Context page there will be multiple biographical resources.
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Learn More: About John Steinbeck
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Of Mice and Men Context
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Of Mice and Men
To understand the context of John Steinbeck's book , you need to know a bit about Steinbeck himself, and a little about economic conditions in 1930's America.
Click the link for the BBC below for a quick read on the context of the story and how it relates to Steinbeck's life. (each of the 4 very short pages in this segement will be relevant to your understanding of the book.)