Cliffsnotes On Lewis Arrowsmith

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544179676
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Sinclair Lewis considered several titles over a period of months before deciding
on Arrowsmith for his novel about the medical profession. Some of those
discarded were The Stumbler, The Barbarian or just Barbarian, Martin
Arrowsmith, M.D., Dr. Martin, Martin, and even Doc. The last, suggested by his
publisher, Alfred Harcourt, of Harcourt Brace, was dismissed as too informal,
Martin and Dr. Martin as too “sentiment-lady-novelistish,” and the one containing
reference to the medical ...

Cliffsnotes On Lewis Arrowsmith

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The Pulitzer Prize winning "Arrowsmith" (an award Lewis refused to accept) recounts the story of a doctor who is forced to give up his trade for reasons ranging from public ignorance to the publicity-mindedness of a great foundation, and ...

Arrowsmith

Author: Sinclair Lewis
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First published in 1925, 'Arrowsmith' is a novel by American author Sinclair Lewis. It is arguably the earliest major novel to deal with the culture of science.

Cliffsnotes On Lewis Main Street

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Lewis' style is vivid and readable, though not of first-class literary quality. He uses
background liberally, with figures of speech making his narrative graphic. More
dialogue appears in Main Street than in some of his later books, such as
Arrowsmith. Dorothy Thompson especially commended his use of verbs. He has
a tendency toward long sentences, probably as a result of his wide reading of
nineteenth-century American and British novelists. In his later books, Lewis' style
improved.

Main Street

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486406555
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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.

Free Air

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775418081
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One of the earliest road-trip novels, Free Air tells the story of Claire Boltwood, who travels from New York City to the Pacific Northwest by automobile.

Arrowsmith

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Lewis's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel recounts the story of a doctor who becomes an isolated seeker of scientific truth after he is forced to give up his trade for reasons ranging from public ignorance to the publicity-mindedness of a great ...

Kingsblood Royal

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0375756868
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Neil Kingsblood, an average middle-American banker, finds that he has African-American blood, a discovery which takes him to two Americas, one black and one white.

Ironweed

Author: William Kennedy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1849838364
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'The premise of Ironweed was so unpromising, that in marketing terms the writer still to this day finds it funny: the story of a bunch of itinerant alcoholics, knocking around Kennedy's hometown, falling out, having visions, trying to pass ...

Elmer Gantry

Author: Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9780451522511
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Today universally recognized as a landmark in American literature, Elmer Gantry scandalized readers when it was first published, causing Sinclair Lewis to be "invited" to a jail cell in New Hampshire and to his own lynching in Virginia.