short reign of Pippin IV by John Steinbeck

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In The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin's wife, Queen Marie, who might have taken her place at the bar of a very good/5.

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The Short Reign of Pippin IV John Steinbeck The unpredictable Mr. Steinbeck has been having himself a ball with some of his contemporaries. This frothy extravaganza about French polities—and various other matters—is so full of fun and good-natured satire that it almost bubbles over.4/5(32).

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French.

Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin's wife, Queen Marie, who "might have taken her place at. About this Item: Viking Press, hardcover. 1st edition. New York.

Viking Press. 1st Edition. Some Foxing To Spine, Otherwise Very Dustjacket. pages. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER - In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly.

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Editions for The Short Reign of Pippin IV: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French.

Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant”; his uncle 5/5(1). Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t86h9x35c Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library The Short Reign of Pippin IV: a fabrication.

by John Steinbeck; 26 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Manners and customs, Satire in Fiction, Political Fiction, Politics and government; Places: France; Times: 's. Later books include Sweet Thursday (), The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication (), Once There Was a War (), The Winter of Our Discontent (), Travels with Charley in Search of America (), America and Americans (), and the posthumously published Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters (), Viva Zapata!( /5(K).

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Frankly, I don't know what John Steinbeck was up to in writing this extravaganza, this dubious satire on French politics. He doubtless had a good time in the process, as with tongue in cheek he lambastes the intricate absurdities of the French political system. A fairytale it is, complete with Cinderella theme, as an obscure astronomer, who happens to have royal blood in his veins, is sought.

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Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever. Steinbeck's only work of political satire turns the French Revolution on its head, as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted in to rule the unruly French. Enchanting comedy ensues as Steinbeck creates the most hilarious royal court ever around the brief, bold reign of the corduroy-clad Pippin, his social-climbing wife Maria, his star-struck daughter Clotilde and her Californian beau, Todd/5(9).

John Steinbeck's Short Reign of Pippin IV "is one of the purest expressions of true, simple, American affection for the French that has ever been written" (New York Times Book Review). Inspired by his stay in Paris inhere Steinbeck lightly "satirizes French politics and the Americanization of modern French culture.

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In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly eck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant”; his uncle.

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant”; his uncle.

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The Short Reign of Pippin IV was good. I do wonder how much of it readers would get without a background understanding of politics or political science, cause I know I would not have found some parts as funny before I did my political science degree, but I think most people would still enjoy this one/5(16).

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly eck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant”; his uncle Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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Exactly how Pippin's reign ends in France is a worldly lesson to all on what "the good life" is. As Uncle Charlie warns Pippin,"When a pawn tries to do the work of the government--then the pawn is a fool." "The Short Reign of Pippin IV" is a masterful novel of events that /5(5).

A Penguin Classic In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly eck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might have taken her place at the bar of a very good Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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It's not his greatest work, but I thoroughly enjoyed it and will be looking for a copy to add to my collection. The setting and subject matter stray far from the Steinbeck classics with which most people are familiar, but his detailed character studies and analysis of the human condition are just as.

A Penguin Classic In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin’s wife, Queen Marie, who “might 4/5(8).

The short reign of Pippin IV by John Steinbeck. Publication date Publisher Penguin Books Digitizing sponsor China-America Digital Academic Library (CADAL) Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files Pages: The book is beautifully illustrated with over 60 colour and 40 black and white photographs of Pippin's works and working practices.

It will be launched in tandem with a major exhibition of Pippin's work at the John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University of Technology. The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv by John Steinbeck. Product Details:. The Short Reign of Pippin IV by Steinbeck, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin H&#;ristal is drafted to rule the unruly French.

Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin&#;s wife, Queen Marie, who &#;might have taken her place at the bar of a very good .Pepin the Short (German: Pippin der Kurze, French: Pépin le Bref, c.

– 24 September ) was the King of the Franks from until his death in He was the first of the Carolingians to become king. The younger son of the Frankish prince Charles Martel and his wife Rotrude, Pepin's upbringing was distinguished by the ecclesiastical education he had received from the monks of St.

: Charles Martel.

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