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Sinclair Lewis.

M. Schorer

Sinclair Lewis.

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  • Lewis, Sinclair, -- 1885-1951.

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Chapter 1. About Main Street. The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism.

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In the novel, Babbitt becomes unhappy with the ritualized and highly conformist life that he is leading and attempts to make it more. 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 inonly son of an impecunious Universalist pastor, the Reverend Loren mother was no less than a Bass, of Massachusetts.

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First edition. Limited to numbered copies signed by Harvey Taylor. A review of Jack London's "Valley of the Moon." A fine copy. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller |. Babbitt, Lewis's eighth novel, was published in a hardback edition of some pages in It was an immediate bestseller, and "Babbitt" entered the language to.

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Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sinclair Lewis books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Sinclair Lewis The Nobel Prize in Literature Born: 7 FebruarySauk Centre, MN, USA Died: 10 JanuaryRome, Italy Residence at the time of the award: USA Prize motivation: "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters.".

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He attended Yale University and subsequently worked as a reporter and editor. Inhe had a major breakthrough with Main Street (), which was followed by Babbitt () and many other successful novels/5(K).

Sinclair Lewis's barbed portrait of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, shattered the myth of the American Middle West as God's Country and became a symbol of the cultural narrow-mindedness and smug complacency of small towns everywhere.

At the center of the novel is Carol Kennicott, the wife of a town doctor, who dreams of initianting social reforms.