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Description: Written by by American author Sinclair Lewis, 'It Can't Happen Here' is a semi-satirical political novel. It was first published in the year 1935, during the rise of fascism in Europe. It describes the rise of Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a politician who defeats Franklin Delano Roosevelt and is elected President of the United States, after fomenting fear and promising drastic economic and social reforms while promoting a return to patriotism and "traditional" values.
Description: Babbitt', first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American life and its pressure toward conformity. Sinclair Lewis received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930 for this book.
Description: The first of his major novels of the 1920s, Sinclair Lewis's Main Street satirizes the manners of the American Midwest. Here is the story of Carol Kennicott, who, to be accepted, must adapt to the ways of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. This ground-breaking novel attacks conformism, commercialism, moneygrubbing, and the decline in what Lewis saw as the American ideals of freedom and respect for individuality.
Description: Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, applied subversive satire and razor-sharp wit in his portrayals of American life. Born and raised in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, he was one of the earliest writers to attack the myth of the noble, happy, American small town. 'Main Street', which he described as his "first novel to rouse the embattled peasantry", was praised and ...
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Description: "Main Street" tells the tale of a big-city girl who marries a physician and settles in a small town in the Midwest, only to fall victim to the narrow-mindedness and unimaginative natures of the town's residents. Introduction by Thomas Mallon. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Description: Karpathos publishes the greatest works of history's greatest authors and collects them to make it easy and affordable for readers to have them all at the push of a button. All of our collections include a linked table of contents. Sinclair Lewis was a prominent American writer whose works are known for their wit and insightful views of American culture in the early twentieth century.This collectio...
Description: Sinclair Lewis was a prominent American author in the 20th century. Lewis was the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Lewis’ books are noted for their insightful commentaries on capitalism and materialism between World War I and World War II. This edition of The Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis includes a table of contents.