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The rise of Sinclair Lewis, 1920-1930

Author: James M Hutchisson
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1996.
Series: Penn State series in the history of the book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the making of these novels - their sources, composition, publication, and subsequent critical reception. Drawing on thousands of pages of material from Lewis's notes, outlines, and drafts, most of it never before published, James M. Hutchisson shows how Lewis selected usable materials and shaped them, through his unique vision, into novels that reached and remained part of the American literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hutchisson, James M.
Rise of Sinclair Lewis, 1920-1930.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)603927725
Online version:
Hutchisson, James M.
Rise of Sinclair Lewis, 1920-1930.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604493391
Named Person: Sinclair Lewis; Sinclair Lewis; Sinclair Lewis; Sinclair Lewis
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Hutchisson
ISBN: 0271015039 9780271015033
OCLC Number: 32349189
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Main Street, 1905-1920 --
2. Babbitt, 1920-1922 --
3. Arrowsmith, 1922-1925 --
4. Mantrap, Elmer Gantry, and the Pulitzer Prize, 1925-1927 --
5. The Man Who Knew Coolidge and Dodsworth, 1927-1929 --
6. The Labor Novel and the Nobel Prize, 1929-1930 --
App. 1. Deleted Chapter 36 from Main Street --
App. 2. "The Pioneer Myth" --
App. 3. Unpublished Introduction to Babbitt --
App. 4. Hugh Walpole's Introduction to the British Edition of Babbitt --
App. 5. Letter Refusing the Pulitzer Prize for Arrowsmith --
App. 6. Speech Accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Series Title: Penn State series in the history of the book.
Responsibility: James M. Hutchisson.

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This study examines the making of these novels - their sources, composition, publication, and subsequent critical reception. Drawing on thousands of pages of material from Lewis's notes, outlines, and drafts, most of it never before published, James M. Hutchisson shows how Lewis selected usable materials and shaped them, through his unique vision, into novels that reached and remained part of the American literary imagination.

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