The Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemums Sources and ClassicNote Author

  • John Steinbeck (Edited by Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten). Steinbeck: A Life In Letters. New York: Penguin, 1989.
  • Gorton, Terry. "Judging Elisa Allen: Reader Entrapment in 'The Chrysanthemums'". The Moral Philosophy of John Steinbeck. Ed. Stephen K George. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2005. 87-106. Print. 

  • Timmerman, John. "Organizational and Gendered Imagery in John Steinbeck's 'The Chrysanthemums'." Steinbeck Review. 9.1 (2012): 29-38. 

  • Werlock, Abby H. P. "Chrysanthemums, The." A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia. Ed. Brian E. Railsbak, Michael J. Meyer. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group: 2006. 58 - 60. 

  • Stanwood, Les. "Flowers for Carol: John Steinbeck, Joseph Campbell and 'The Chrysanthemums'". Steinbeck Review. 5.2 (2008): 87-95. 

  • Steinbeck, John. "The Crysanthemums." 50 Great American Short Stories. Ed Milton Crane. New York: Bantam Classic (A Division of Random House, Inc.): 2005. 337 - 348. 

  • Pellow, C. Kenneth. "'The Chrysanthemums Revisited'". Steinbeck Quarterly. 22.1-2 (1989) 8-16. 

  • George Plimpton and Frank Crowther. "John Steinbeck, The Art of Fiction No. 45." The Paris Review. 1989. March 17, 2015. <>.