Steinbeck, John: The Winter of Our Discontent
(researched by Ariel Madway)

Assignment 1: Bibliographical Description
1 First edition publication information (publisher, place, date, etc.)
Viking, New York, 1961
2 First edition published in cloth, paper, or both? If both, simultaneous or staggered?
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3 JPEG image of cover art from first edition, if available
4 Pagination
5 Edited or Introduced? If so, by whom?
6 Illustrated? If so, by whom?
7 JPEG image of sample illustration, if available
8 General physical appearance of book (Is the physical presentation of the text attractive? Is the typography readable? Is the book well printed?)
9 JPEG image of sample chapter page, if available
10 Paper (Assess the original quality of the paper used for the book. Is the paper in the copy or copies you examined holding up physically over time?)
11 Description of binding(s)
12 Transcription of title page
13 JPEG image of title page, if available
14 Manuscript Holdings
15 Other (typograpical information from title page, etc.)
Assignment 2: Publication and Performance History
1 Did the original publisher issue the book in more than one edition? If so, briefly describe distinguishing features of each (illustrations, cover art, typography, etc.); if not, enter N/A
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2 JPEG image of cover art from one subsequent edition, if available
3 JPEG image of sample illustration from one subsequent edition, if available
4 How many printings or impressions of the first edition?
5 Editions from other publishers? If so, list their dates and publishers; if not, enter N/A
6 Last date in print?
7 Total copies sold? (source and date of information?)
8 Sales figures by year? (source and date of information?)
9 Advertising copy (transcribe significant excerpts, briefly identify where ads were placed)
10 JPEG image of sample advertisement, if available
11 Other promotion
12 Performances in other media? If so, list media, date, title, production information; if not, enter N/A
13 Translations? If translated, give standard bibliographic information for each translation. If none, enter N/A
14 Serialization? If serialized, give standard bibliographic information for serial publication. If none, enter N/A
15 Sequels/Prequels? Give standard bibliographic information for each. If none, enter N/A
Assignment 3: Biographical Sketch of the Author
1 Paste your biographical sketch here (maximum 500 words)
Assignment 4: Reception History
1 Paste contemporary reception history in here (maximum 500 words)
2 Paste subsequent reception history in here (maximum 500 words)
Assignment 5: Critical Analysis
1 Paste your critical analysis in here (maximum 2500 words)
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