ERIC Number: ED085714
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Publication Date: 1962
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Sinclair Lewis: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Schorer, Mark, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Mark Schorer, Maxwell Geismar, H. L. Mencken, Rebecca West, Sherwood Anderson, Constance Rourke, Robert Morss Lovett, Joseph Wood Krutch, Vernon L. Parrington, T. K. Whipple, Walter Lippmann, E. M. Forster, Ford Madox Ford, Lewis Mumford, Richard P. Blackmur, Robert Cantwell, Alfred Kazin, Edmund Wilson, Malcolm Cowley, and Geoffrey Moore--all dealing with the biography and literary works of Sinclair Lewis. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature. Essays include "Portrait of an American Citizen,""Mr. Babbitt's Spiritual Guide,""Sinclair Lewis and the Method of Half-Truths,""The America of Sinclair Lewis," and "The Last Flight from Main Street." A chronology of important dates in Lewis's life, a brief set of biographical notes on the contributors to this collection, and an eleven-item bibliography of books, articles, and essays on Lewis complete the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, English Instruction, Essays, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Novels, Secondary Education, Social Values, Twentieth Century Literature, United States Literature
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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