1) john steinbeck and censorship: focus on the abuse steinbeck

  

1) John Steinbeck and Censorship: Focus on the abuse Steinbeck suffered when he published The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath was a book authored by John Steinbeck and published in 1939. The book was set in the late 1930s when the United States of America was undergoing the Great Depression as well as the Dust Bowl. John Steinbeck wrote the book with a view of making known the situation at the time. However, the book and copies of the book were banned and burned in various places around the country. It was said to have portrayed the situation in a manner contrary to what ensued at the time. Some people were for the idea of having the book banned while others were for the idea of having it remain on the book shelves.