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Sinclair Lewis

Mark Schorer

Sinclair Lewis

an American life.

by Mark Schorer

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,McGraw-Hill,1961.

The Physical Object
Pagination869p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages869
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19220201M

From Main Street to Stockholm: Letters of Sinclair Lewis, by Sinclair Lewis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at universityofthephoenix.com SINCLAIR LEWIS, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, in Although he was proud of his Midwestern roots, he traveled widely and was interested in many different aspects of American society, from business and medicine to religion and small town life. His concern with issues.

Satirizing small town life, Main Street is perhaps Sinclair Lewis's most famous book, and led in part to his eventual Nobel Prize for Literature. It relates the life and struggles of Carol Milford Kennicott in the small town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, as she comes Author: Sinclair Lewis. Nov 01,  · Author Sinclair Lewis had some exposure to the medical profession early in his life through his father, who was a country doctor. Yet, even with some personal exposure, it's amazing how much of the idealism and cynicism, evident in modern physician practice, Lewis portrays in his pulitizer prize winning book, "Arrowsmith".Cited by: 1.

It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis, free ebook. CHAPTER III. DOREMUS JESSUP, editor and proprietor of the Daily Informer, the Bible of the conservative Vermont farmers up and down the Beulah Valley, was born in Fort Beulah in , only son of an impecunious Universalist pastor, the Reverend Loren universityofthephoenix.com mother was no less than a Bass, of Massachusetts. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis. Main Street () is a story about Carol Milford, who is convinced by her new husband, Dr. Will Kennicott, to leave the city life to which she is accustomed. They relocate to his hometown of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, where she is taken aback by the little town's backward ways and ugly appearance.


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Sinclair Lewis was born in in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, and graduated from Yale University in His college career was interrupted by various part-time occupations, including a period working at the Helicon Home Colony, Upton Sinclair's socialist experiment in New Jersey.

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Moffitt adapted from the novel. The novel was published during the heyday of fascism in Europe, which was reported on by Dorothy Thompson, Lewis' wife. The novel describes the rise of Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a demagogue who is elected President of the United Author: Sinclair Lewis.

Sinclair Lewis (February 7, - January 10, ) was an American novelist and playwright. Born Harry Sinclair Lewis in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, he began reading books at a young age and kept a diary.

A dreamer, at age 13 he unsuccessfully ran away from home, wanting to become a drummer boy in the Spanish-American War. See all books authored by Sinclair Lewis, including It Can't Happen Here, and Main Street, and more on universityofthephoenix.com Looking for books by Sinclair Lewis. See all books authored by Sinclair Lewis, including It Can't Happen Here, and Main Street, and more on universityofthephoenix.com We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of.

May 02,  · Babbitt [Sinclair Lewis] on universityofthephoenix.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class America, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the story of George Babbitt4/5().

Sinclair Lewis, American novelist and social critic who punctured American complacency with his broadly drawn, widely popular satirical novels.

He won the Nobel Prize for Literature inthe first given to an American. Lewis graduated from Yale University () and was for a time a reporter.

Born in in Minnesota, Sinclair Lewis worked as a newspaper journalist before becoming an acclaimed novelist. Known for their satirical take on modern affairs, his best-known books include Main Street, Arrowsmith, Babbitt, and Dodsworth. Inhe became the first U.S.

writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Oct 09,  · The novel that predicted the rise of Donald Trump Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here features an antihero who whips up support among angry voters on the back of firebrand rhetoric.

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Carol Milford Kennicott, a graduate of "sanctimonious" Blodgett College, with a year of additional study in a Chicago library school, works as a librarian in St. Paul (Minnesota) for three years before her.Dec 29,  · Sinclair Lewis (), the American novelist hailed for such 20th-century classics as Main Street, Elmer Gantry, Dodsworth, and Babbit, also literally wrote the book on the fascist takeover.