Main Street Babbitt

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 0940450615
Size: 14.92 MB
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Two of Lewis' novels depict the hipocrisy and complacency of middle-class America

Main Street

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486406558
Size: 19.75 MB
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In this classic satire of small-town America, beautiful young Carol Kennicott comes to Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, with dreams of transforming the provincial old town into a place of beauty and culture. But she runs into a wall of bigotry, hypocrisy and complacency. The first popular bestseller to attack conventional ideas about marriage, gender roles, and small town life, Main Street established Lewis as a major American novelist.

Babbitt

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486115207
Size: 12.72 MB
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A personal crisis jars a middle-aged real estate agent from his complacency in this satire of middle-class American life. Sinclair Lewis' great novel offers a scathing portrait of the consequences of clinging to conventional values.

Sinclair Lewis

Author: Richard R. Lingeman
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 0873515412
Size: 12.54 MB
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Written at the height of his power in the 1920s, the three novels in this volume continue the rigorous unmasking of American middle-class life begun by Lewis in "Main Street" and "Babbit."