This latest edition of the Bloom's Notes series focuses on John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Numerous critical essays examine various aspects of the piece, including the unrealistic characters, dramatic elements, the novel as a comedy, the unity of the novel, and more. The text includes a brief biography of Steinbeck, as well as structural and thematic analysis of the novel.
This series is edited by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School. These texts are the ideal aid for all students of literature, presenting concise, easy-to-understand biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on a specific literary work. Also provided are multiple sources for book reports and term papers with a wealth of information on literary works, authors, and major characters.