Steinbeck's Debt to Irish Humor
An examination of Steinbeck's "Letters to Alicia,"a series of travel essays published in Newsday between 1965 and 1967, reveals the influence of Irish jokes and humorous stories on the structure and focus of Steinbeck's late-career nonfiction.
Irish humor, John Huston, John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley
English and Comparative Literature
Nicholas Taylor. "Steinbeck's Debt to Irish Humor" Steinbeck Review (2022): 131-140. https://doi.org/10.5325/steinbeckreview.19.2.0131