Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Nationally Known Steinbeck Scholar to Appear

The Warren County Public Library and OFTA (Old Friends Talk Arts) present A Public Lecture by Nationally known Steinbeck Scholar Dr. Robert DeMott “On the Reading and Writing of The Grapes of Wrath” Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:30 PM Warren County Public Library Free Admission and Refreshments Dr. De Mott is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. He has written a number of books and articles on John Steinbeck and just last year won the Steinbeck Center’s Trustees Award. He was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Historical Documentary category for his work on the Learning Channel’s “Grapes of Wrath.” He edited and provided the introduction for the definitive Viking/Penguin 1989 edition of The Grapes of Wrath, which has never been out of print. Don’t have a copy of this classic and want to read it or re-read it before the lecture? The WCPL has three copies plus an audio and a video version. The college library has at least one copy, an audio and a video. Or go to Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw/104-8065097-5524730?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Grapes+of+Wrath&Go.x=4&Go.y=7

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