See John Steinbeck Deliver His Apocalyptic Nobel Prize Speech (1962)

John Steinbeck had the literary voice of an American preacher. Not a New England Calvinist, all cold reasoning, nor a Southern Pentecostal, all fiery feeling, but a California cousin, the many generations traveling westward having produced in him both hunger and vision, so that grandiosity is his natural idiom, restless, unfulfilled desire his natural tone. … Continue reading See John Steinbeck Deliver His Apocalyptic Nobel Prize Speech (1962)