Celebrating its seventy fifth anniversary, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is still certainly one of America's most generally learn and liked novels. here's Steinbeck’s dramatic version of his novel-as-play, which bought the hot York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for top Play in 1937-1938 and has featured a few actors who've performed the long-lasting roles of George and Lennie on level and movie, together with James Earl Jones, John Malkovich and Gary Sinise.From the Nobel Prize-winning writer of The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden, this vintage tale of an not likely pair, migrant employees in California in the course of the nice melancholy who take hold of for his or her American Dream, profoundly touches readers and audiences alike. George and his simple-minded pal Lenny dream, as drifters will, of a spot to name their own—a couple of acres and some pigs, chickens, and rabbits again in Hill kingdom the place land is affordable. yet when they come to paintings on a ranch within the fertile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like “the most sensible laid schemes o’mice an’ men,” start to move awry.
Of Mice and Men additionally represents an scan in shape, as Steinbeck defined his paintings, “a type of playable novel, written in novel shape yet so scened and set that it may be performed because it stands.” A rarity in American letters, it accomplished awesome luck as a singular, a Broadway play, and 3 acclaimed films.
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